SA fugitive wanted for sex attack on teen arrested in OKC
Viewer tip leads US Marshals to James Benoit, 67
SAN ANTONIO – More than six months after he was first featured as a fugitive on KSAT-12, James Arthur Benoit was arrested after a viewer saw him on the air again last week.
Benoit, 67, was wanted on three counts of sexual assault of a girl under the age of 14.
KSAT-12 first featured Benoit in May with other fugitives on Crime Fighters Takedown Day. Tuesday, the US Marshals joined the effort to find Benoit.
A KSAT-12 viewer saw the story and called the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force.
"James Benoit was arrested (Friday) morning without incident by the US Marshals at a residence in Oklahoma City," said Deputy U.S. Marshal Chris Bozeman.
Benoit will be brought back to Bexar County to face the charges against him.
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