Minnesota Sex Offender Apprehended in Texas
A Level Three sex offender who was sought by the Minnesota Department of Corrections has been arrested in Texas.
66-year-old Douglas Peterson is currently in the Guadalupe County Jail.
Peterson was released from prison on November 5, 2014 to Intensive Supervised Release by Hennepin County. He has been on fugitive status since January 17, 2016 after escaping from his supervised release program in Minneapolis.
Peterson has a criminal history including convictions for criminal sexual conduct. He was sentenced to prison in 2001 for criminal sexual conduct against known juvenile males.