Midland man wanted by FBI


SACRAMENTO, California (Big 2/Fox 24) – A 24-year-old man from Midland is currently being sought by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on a charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

According to a release from the FBI, authorities are searching for Jose Arturo Navarrete Jr.

Navarrete Jr. was charged out of Sacramento County in California with sexual assault of a child under 14 and lewd or lascivious act with a child under 14, sex acts with a child 10 years or younger and more, a release reads.

In August, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Navarrete in California.

According to the FBI, Navarrete Jr. was last seen in Texas but could be in Arizona, New Mexico or Mexico, a release reads.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sacramento Division of the FBI at 916-481-9110.

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