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Fugitive CA sex offender captured in Henderson

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Martin Suarez (Source: LVMPD) Martin Suarez (Source: LVMPD)
HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police reported a “violent California sex offender” was taken into custody in Henderson Tuesday.

Martin Suarez was taken into custody by the Sex Offender Predator Apprehension Team, a joint task force formed by Metro and the United States Marshals office, just before 1 p.m. in the area of Sunset and Gibson roads. Henderson police officers assisted.

Police said Suarez is a registered sex offender with a warrant in California for parole violation.

Police additionally said that since the age of 14, Suarez has been arrested more than 35 times in California for various offenses.

Most recently, he was arrested for being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. He faces additional charges for evading police while driving a stolen vehicle.

An investigation revealed Suarez had been living in Henderson.

Anyone with information about a fugitive in the Las Vegas area was urged to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or leave information online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com

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