POSTED: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 3:21pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 10:47am
EL PASO — A Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender was arrested at the Bridge of the Americas Monday night, said officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Juan Alfredo Gandarilla, 43, turned himself in to authorities, and stated that he did not want to be arrested in Mexico. He was wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration and parole violation.
Officials said Gandarilla has family in the El Paso area, and is a high-risk sex offender with a criminal history including a conviction for sexually molesting a 9-year-old girl. He has
been wanted since 2005 and was added to the Most Wanted list in September of 2012.