Greensboro US Marshals capture man on run for 2 years for sex offenses with child

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Javier Antonio Benitez-Fuentes

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man is in custody after being on the run for approximately two and a half years for sex offense with a child charges.

Javier Antonio Benitez-Fuentes, 37, is charged with two counts of first-degree sexual offense with a child.

Members of the U.S. Marshals, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Greensboro Police Department arrested Benitez-Fuentes at about 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The more than two-year-old case began to progress after new information was received through a Crime Stoppers tip.

Investigators discovered that Benitez-Fuentes was living at 111 Concord St. under the alias “Jose Benitez.”

Law enforcement surrounded the home Wednesday morning and knocked on the door. Benitez-Fuentes refused to open the door and law enforcement forced entry.

Benitez-Fuentes was finger printed and positively identified.

He is confined in the Guilford County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond.