Antonio, TX – The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force sponsored by the United
States Marshals Service is announcing the arrest of Carlos Mireles Jr.
Mireles was born 07/1966 and listed an address in the 700 block of Jennings
Street, San Antonio, Texas.
Mireles has previous arrests for drug possession, resisting and evading arrest,
burglary of a vehicle, family violence, assault causing bodily injury, injury to
a child/elderly/disable with intent to cause bodily harm.
October 2010, Carlos Mireles was arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a
Child. A bond was set in the amount of $75,000. Mireles was further ordered to
house arrest and required to wear a Global Positioning System (GPS), commonly
referred to in the justice system as an ankle monitor.
May 2011, Mireles decided that he did not have to abide by the court ordered
requirements and cut the device off. Immediately a warrant was issued for the
arrest of Mireles. The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in San Antonio was asked to
assist with locating and apprehending Mireles.
On Thursday, July 14, 2011 credible information was developed that lead task
force members to the 700 block of S.W. 19th Street, San Antonio. Surveillance of
the residence lead investigators to believe Mireles was using this location to
hide from law enforcement authorities. At approximately 9 p.m. members of the
Lone Star Fugitive Task Force made entry into the residence. Once inside Mireles
was found hiding in a back room. Mireles was arrested without incident. Also
arrested was Melanie Felan, the girlfriend of Mireles and another associate of
Inside the residence, task force members found drug paraphernalia and weapons.
Robert R. Almonte, United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas said,
“The investigative efforts of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force to protect the
children of our community will always be tireless and unwavering.”
Participating agencies of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force are as follows:
Bexar County District Attorney’s Office, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, Comal
County Sheriff’s Office, Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office, San Antonio
Independent School District – Police Department, San Antonio Police Department,
Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Office
of Inspector General, Texas State Attorney General’s Office – Sex Offender
Fugitive Unit and the United States Marshals Service.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals
can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
America's Oldest Federal Law Enforcement Agency