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For Immediate Release

March 06, 2018 Laura Dale, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Northern District of Texas, Dallas (214) 767-0836;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Colorado
Dallas, TX - A high risk sex offender on the run from Texas was arrested today by U.S. Marshals in Florrisant, Colorado.

Dakota Marcus Stewart, 26, was apprehended by U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force in the District of Colorado at approximately 12 pm central time, based on a lead sent from the U.S. Marshal’s North Texas Fugitive Task Force. Stewart was wanted out of Mansfield for two counts of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, and also wanted by Dallas County for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements. Due to his convictions for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Indecency with a Child by Exposure, Stewart is required to register as a sex offender for life under Texas law, as well as under federal law under the Federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). Stewart was listed by the Texas Department of Public Safety as one of Texas’ Most Wanted Sex Offenders. He will be held locally in Colorado to await removal to Texas, pending local charges.

U.S. Marshals task forces combine the efforts of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to locate and arrest the most dangerous fugitives. In 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service cleared more than 107,000 arrest warrants. In addition, the U.S. Marshals Service has three key missions under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006: (1) to assist state, local, tribal, and territorial authorities in the location and apprehension of noncompliant sex offenders; (2) to investigate violations of the criminal provisions of the Adam Walsh Act; and (3) to identify and locate displaced sex offenders resulting from a major disaster.

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