The former Irvin High School track and field coach who was on El Paso’s most wanted list was arrested in Independence, Kan. on Aug. 9, the U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release.
Brian Everett Stewart, 34, was wanted on suspicion of two counts of improper relationship between an educator and student. He was sought by the El Paso Independent School District Police Department and the U.S. Marshals’ Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.
Arrest warrants for Stewart had been issued since July 24.
On Aug. 9, Stewart was stopped by the Kansas Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and booked into Montgomery County Jail on a $25,000 bond. He is expected to be extradited to El Paso, the Marshals said.
The Marshals learned that Stewart had left El Paso to work in Kansas. He was on his way to work when he was stopped by highway patrol.
Stewart was featured in the latest Crime Stoppers of El Paso Most Wanted List.