Denton, TX – On August 3, 2020 the Denton Police Department,
along with the United States Marshals Service, and partnering agencies
conducted operation “Denton 2020,” a two-day city-wide sex offender
compliance check, which yielded contacts with 146 registered sex
On August 3, 2020, Denton Police Department Detectives
who are assigned to the Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force (JETFTF)
where conducting a compliance check on Kevin Kelly (FID# 11154609) at
the Desert Sands Motor Inn located at 611 N. Interstate 35 Denton, TX
76205. Kelly is required to register in Texas for life stemming from his
convictions of possession of child pornography and indecency with a
child by sexual contact.
While conducting the compliance check on
Kelly, JETFTF personnel found another adult female inside the residence.
It was quickly determined that the female was mentally challenged and
had been reported missing since January 2020 from a woman’s group home
in Denton, TX. The woman had an active protective order against Kelly,
who had been accused of sexually assaulting her in the past and was
suspected of being directly involved in her disappearance.
was arrested without incident and booked into the Denton County Jail for
violating the court protective order.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency