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U.S. Marshals Arrest Convicted Sex Offender


Multiple local, state and federal agencies worked to quickly locate

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For immediate release

Jimmie Glisson, Deputy U.S. Marshal

District of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
(251) 370-3069

Albuquerque, NM – On Wednesday, September 27, 2023, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team (SWIFT) located and arrested Clayton Allen Starr, 52, who was wanted out of Texas for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Assault of a Pregnant Person and Assault Causing Injury to a Child/Elderly/Disabled Person.

Working off information developed by the Texas Department of Public Safety and the U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force, USMS-SWIFT located and arrested Starr in Northwest Albuquerque, near Lomas Blvd NE and Hotel Circle NE, without incident, nor any use of force.

“This arrest is an example of how the U.S. Marshals Service, working with our local, state and federal partner-agencies, can locate and apprehend a repeat violent fugitive, especially across multi-jurisdictional boundaries,” said Assistant Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Vincent Gambone. “The U.S. Marshals District of New Mexico Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team prioritizes such cases, especially when the offender is not from New Mexico,” he continued.

The U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico – Southwest Investigative Fugitive Team for this arrest was composed of officers/agents from t the Albuquerque Police Department, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Marshals Service.

Anyone with information on wanted fugitives is urged to contact the nearest U.S. Marshals office, the U.S. Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-800-336-0102 or the USMS Tips App.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at


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