Most-wanted fugitive found in Kyle

Martin Michael Flores, Jr.

AUSTIN – Martin Michael Flores, Jr., 26, was arrested this afternoon by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force at a residence located in the 600 block of Masonwood Drive in Kyle without incident.  

Flores was initially sought pursuant to a warrant that was filed by the Austin Police Department in September, for an aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first degree felony.

The affidavit alleges that Flores recorded himself on his cellular telephone sexually assaulting a 7-year-old child in the 6100 block of Calmer Cove in Austin.

Early this morning, task force officers developed information that indicated Flores may be residing on Masonwood Drive in Kyle. Members of the task force initiated surveillance in the area and were able to quickly establish a residence that was known to Flores.  

Task Force officers surrounded and approached the residence and were able to gain compliance from inside the home, where Flores was apprehended.

Flores has a criminal past that includes narcotics possession, weapons offenses, fraud and bail jumping.

Flores was transported and remanded to the custody of the Travis County Jail pending further court appearances.

Members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Austin are the Austin Police Department-Tactical Intelligence Unit; Buda, Cedar Park, Kyle, Leander and San Marcos police departments; Travis, Williamson, Caldwell, Hays and Bastrop county sheriff offices, Texas Attorney General’s Office; Texas Department of Criminal Justice OIG; Texas Department of Public Safety; U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement; U.S. DHS/Homeland Security Investigations and U.S. Marshals Service.

San Marcos Daily Record

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