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Pedro Javier Quintero, 22, was arrested in San Antonio on Thursday, Dec. 13 after more than a week on the run. He was convicted in Caldwell County earlier this month on five counts of aggravated sexual assault and sentenced to 48 years in prison. U.S. MARSHALS OFFICE PHOTO


Fugitive Pedro Javier Quintero, 22, has been arrested in San Antonio, U.S. Marshal Hector Gomez said in a statement this morning.

A Caldwell County jury convicted Quintero in abstentia on five counts of aggravated sexual assault last week after he fled during a courtroom lunch break.

He faces 48 years in prison for the sexual assault convictions and could face bail jumping charges as well.

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