Calif. Dept. of Corrections need help locating parolee, sex offender who is known for molesting kids

Parolee removed GPS tracking system


The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is asking the public’s assistance in locating Douglas Horton.

Horton is a parolee at large and registered sex offender. He is on parole for reckless evading of a peace officer. He has a prior conviction for annoying or molesting children.

He was released from the Lerdo Detention Facility and removed his GPS monitor on March 25th. A warrant was issued for his arrest on March 25th, 2013.

If anyone has information on his whereabouts, they are asked to call the Bakersfield parole office at 661-634-9620, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110, or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040. Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411). Just type the keyword “KCSO” prior to the message.

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