HOUSTON Department of Public Safety criminal investigation agents arrested one of Texas 10 most wanted sex offenders Thursday in Houston.

Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, 24, was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and probation violation. Investigators said Prejean is a high-risk sex offender, with a lengthy criminal history.

Agents located him at a residence where he was arrested without incident at about 6:30 p.m.

Investigator said the arrest was the result of a tip and a reward up to $3,000 will be paid.

Two additional occupants of the residence also were arrested on unrelated misdemeanor warrants.

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