MIDLAND, TX (BIG 2 NEWS)- A sex offender from Midland is under arrest more than a thousand miles away. Federal Agents arrested Jason Richardson in Alabama yesterday. Authorities say he cut off his leg monitoring device and fled the state after missing a trial date earlier this month. Officials say he was convicted in 1987 on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault and sentenced to 70 years. He was paroled in 2012 and is now waiting to be transported back to Midland.
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