Texas man on most-wanted list apprehended

Texas man on most-wanted list apprehended

Texas man on most-wanted list apprehended

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by Associated Press

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Posted on March 10, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 10 at 1:05 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a man listed as among the 10 most wanted sex offenders in Texas has been captured.
   
The Texas Department of Public Safety announced Monday that 52-year-old Sammy Lee Nickerson was apprehended without incident at an apartment complex in Bryan.
   
Nickerson has a lengthy criminal record that includes aggravated sexual assault of a child, burglary and disorderly conduct. He was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and a parole violation.
   
He previously lived in Hearne (hern), northwest of Bryan.
   
Authorities learned Nickerson was at the Bryan complex based on a tip. The tipster will receive a $5,000 reward. Nickerson was taken into custody Thursday.
   
He's the fifth person on DPS's 10 most wanted sex offender list who's been arrested this year.
 

 

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