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Pair of registered sex offenders sent back to jail

Daniel Avila, Edward Holden face enhanced charges

Daniel Avila, 21, and Edward Holden, 52
Daniel Avila, 21, and Edward Holden, 52

Two registered sex offenders are accused of breaking the rules regarding their release from jail.

According to authorities, Daniel Avila, 21, and Edward Holden, 52, have done the same thing before.

An arrest warrant affidavit stated that Avila was just released from a Texas Department of Criminal Justice facility on March 6 after serving time for failing to comply with sex offender registration rules.

Upon his most recent release, Avila had seven days to check in with San Antonio police and notify them of his current address, the affidavit stated.

After 32 days had passed with no word from Avila, police obtained a warrant for his re-arrest, the affidavit stated.

According to the state's sex offender registry, Avila originally was sentenced to prison in 2005 for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl and 12-year-old boy.

He is required to register as a sex offender every year until 2021, the registry shows.

Holden also is accused of breaking the rules more than once. An affidavit stated that Bexar County sheriff's investigators conducted a home compliance check on him March 28 and found that he was not living at his listed address.

Due to his 1999 conviction for the sexual assault of a 9-year-old girl, Holden is required to register as a sex offender annually for the rest of his life, and notify authorities whenever he moves.

The affidavit stated that Holden also was sentenced in January for failing to comply with those rules. Both men were taken back into custody Monday.

Because of their prior convictions, they both face an enhanced charge of violating sex offender registration rules.

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