POSTED: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 7:20am
UPDATED: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 7:43am
EL PASO - Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. Bernie Morales, 55, was arrested in the summer of 2000 for aggravated sexual assault.
He was sentenced to 10 years in prison and was released on parole earlier this year. He was sent to a probation facility in Horizon City.
Morales was scheduled to be discharged this month, but escaped from the facility in July. He has not been seen since. According to deputies, Morales has family in the Lower Valley and he is expected to be in the area.
If you see him, call Crime Stoppers at 566-T-I-P-S (8477).