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

Parolee removed GPS tracking system

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -  

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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