Tattoo-covered, just-released sex offender caught in DC


A convicted sex offender recently released from a Virginia prison after he failed to show up at a transitional center in Texas has been caught and arrested in D.C.

Authorities say 44-year-old Matthew Ezekiel Stager was released Thursday from the Federal Correctional Complex in Petersburg.

He was supposed to check into the transitional center that day but never did.


He was arrested today in Northwest D.C. after an officer spotted him.

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