Man wanted on child sex charges flees from authorities

Manhunt has been focusing on Camp Minden area where he last was seen

Man wanted on child sex charges flees from authorities

WEBSTER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a sexual assault suspect who fled from a traffic stop.

Jose R. Martinez-Alberto is wanted on warrants from the Grayson County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office charging him with sexual assault of a child and injuring a child with intentional bodily injury, according to Louisiana State Police.

(Source: Louisiana State Police)

Officers attempted to pull over a 2019 Nissan Versa for a traffic violation near mile marker 39 on Interstate 20 in Webster Parish just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 17.

Martinez-Alberto fled from the vehicle on foot when officers made it to the car.

He last was seen at Camp Minden near U.S. Highway 80 east of Goodwill Road.

Martinez-Alberto stands 5′9″ tall and weighs 125 pounds. He last was seen wearing a short-sleeve, maroon shirt and shorts.

Residents in the area might notice increased law enforcement presence in the area to find Martinez-Alberto.

Crews with the Bossier, DeSoto and Webster parish sheriff’s offices, Camp Minden, David Wade Correctional Center and a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force are working to locate him.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about Martinez-Alberto to call Louisiana State Police Troop G at (318) 741-7411 or their local law enforcement agency.

A Louisiana State Police helicopter joins in the manhunt here at Camp Minden around 2 p.m. Thursday. Multiple agencies, including the Bossier Sheriff’s Office are on the hunt! Please see previous LSP news release here on our FB page for more details on the manhunt, as well as for additional stills and video. (Video by Dep. Steve Dooley, Bossier Sheriff’s Office)

Posted by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 18, 2019

(Video) Multiple agencies here at Camp Minden looking for a suspect. Bossier Sheriff's Office and others aggressively working to locate the fleeing suspect. News release from Louisiana State Police for further details below. TROOP G NEWS RELEASE July 18, 2019 State Police Seeking Fugitive in Northwest Louisiana Webster Parish – Louisiana State Police Troop G is asking for the public’s help in locating a subject who fled from a traffic stop and has fugitive warrants from the Grayson County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office for sexual assault of a child and injuring a child with intentional bodily injury. On July 17, 2019, shortly before 10:00 p.m., Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2019 Nissan Versa for a traffic violation on I-20 Milepost 39 in Webster Parish. A passenger in the vehicle, later identified as Jose R. Martinez-Alberto, fled from the vehicle on foot. Troopers, with the help of multiple law enforcement agencies, are attempting to locate Martinez. Martinez was last seen at Camp Minden, located on US Hwy 80 east of Goodwill Road. Martinez is a Hispanic male and is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 125 pounds. Martinez was last seen wearing a maroon short sleeve shirt and shorts. A unified command has been established with the assistance of the Bossier Parish Sherriff’s office, Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office, Camp Minden, David Wade Correctional Center, U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force, and DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office has been set up in search of Martinez around the Camp Minden area. Residents in Webster and Bossier parishes may see an increased law enforcement presence due to the effort to locate Martinez. Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Martinez is asked to contact Louisiana State Police Troop G at 318-741-7411 or their local law enforcement agency. Contact Information: TPR Brent Hardy Louisiana State Police Troop G Public Affairs Office: 318.741.7409 (Video and photos by Lt. Bill Davis, Bossier Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 18, 2019

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