Wanted sex offender from El Paso arrested in Lubbock

Sex offender arrested without incident

UPDATE: LPD reports Callahan was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and Lubbock police officers. Callahan was located at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of 9th Street and was arrested without incident.

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a wanted sex offender that may be in the Lubbock area.

Shannon Callahan was last seen at the Lubbock Greyhound Bus station.

According to the release from the El Paso Sheriff’s Office, Callahan is currently on parole for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration and is a registered sex offender for the offense(s) of Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd Degree/Victim is at least 14 years of age but less than 16 years of age out of the State of Minnesota, the victim being a 14-year-old female.

On April 19, Callahan was released from the Rudd Intermediate Sanction Facility Unit in Brownfield, Texas.

He was scheduled to arrive in El Paso, Texas on the same date and notify the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole of his arrival in addition to reporting to the halfway house located at 1700 Horizon Blvd.

Callahan never arrived and a parole violation warrant was issued.

If you have information on the location of Shannon Callahan, please call the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at 915-538-2008.

You can also contact the local U.S. Marshals Office at 806-472-7653 if you spot Callahan in Lubbock.

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