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Five fugitive sex offenders arrested

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AVOYELLES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5 ) -   A month long investigation led to the arrest of five fugitive sex offenders.

According to Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office,  they have arrested  Barry Burks, Anthony Gagnard, Jonnavan Jackson, Jeremy Girffin and Greald Culpepper Jr., and charged them all with: failure to register as a sex offender or child predator. 

APSO said they worked with U.S. Marshalls, Sex Offender Task Force to apprehend these men. 

Burks, 33, is currently in the Harris County Jail in Texas. He registed with APSO on a prior conviction in Houston and then fled the state. His bond has been set for $25,000.

Gagnard, 26, was arrested in Marksville and booked into APSO. His bond is set at 20,000.

Jackson, 26, was arrested in Bunkie and booked into the APSO. He was released on $10,000 bond.

Girffin, 24, was arrested in Calcasieu Parish and will be transferred back to Avoyelles Parish to face charges. He registered with APSP and then fled to Calcasieu. His bond has been set at $75,000.

APSO  is said to track 126 active registered sex offenders on the streets of  Avoyelles Parish by conducting regular compliance checks and maintaining an up to date sex offender registry. It's done to try and insure the safety of the public and with the advancement of technology that has helped the APSO strengthen the registry.

Sheriff Doug Anderson of APSO  said, "We must maintain a vigilant watch on the registered offenders and verify the information they provide".

APSO said they work with outside agencies to also to help protect the public from sex offenders.

Culpepper, 57, who is also known as Alan Purcell, was arrested in California. He rgistered with the APSO on a prior conviction in Houma and then fled the state. His bond was set at $50,000.

 

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