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Texas Most Wanted Offender Arrested In Houston

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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File photo of handcuffs. (Photo Credit: Stockbyte/Getty Images)

File photo of handcuffs. (Photo Credit: Stockbyte/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) The Texas Department of Public Safety criminal investigation officials arrested one of Texas’ 10 most wanted sex offenders Thursday in Houston.

Twenty-four-year-old Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean who was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and probation violation, was arrested at a residence without incident around 6:30 p.m.

Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean (Photo Credit: txdps.state.tx.us website)

Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean (Photo Credit: txdps.state.tx.us website)

Authorities considered Prejean a high-risk sex offender with a lengthy criminal history. His arrest was the result of a tip; a $3,000 will be paid to the anonymous informant for Prejean’s capture.

Additional reports stated that two additional occupants of the residence also were arrested on misdemeanors. Click here to view the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders and click here to view the featured most wanted sex offender in the state of Texas.

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