SEX OFFENDER CAPTURED AFTER VIOLATING PAROLE
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938
Contact: Angelica Becerra, Public Information Officer
Office: (915) 538-2119
“We Serve With Pride”
EL PASO TEXAS- The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was in search of Alexandre Theodore Banta after he absconded from the Halfway House at 1650 Horizon Blvd. as of October of last year. Banta was on the run until yesterday evening when members of the EPCSO/Sex Offender Tracking Unit and Lower-Valley Sheriff’s Deputies captured Banta after receiving tip411 information of his whereabouts. Banta was apprehended after he was spotted at the Cielo Vista Apartments.
Banta was currently on Parole for Aggravated Sexual Assault and Failing to Register as a Sex Offender-Previous Conviction and removed his monitor sometime after absconding. He was booked yesterday evening for a Parole Violation and Sex Offenders Duty to Register charges. Banta remains in jail with no bond. Banta’s victim was a 13 year old female.
Banta was profiled on MANHUNT MONDAY on October 22, 2012. Banta’s arrest adds to Manhunt’s more than 140 captures since its inception in 2008.
ALEXANDRE THEODORE BANTA (26)
PAROLE VIOLATION / ***NO BOND***
CAP/CT 1 FAIL TO COMPLY W/SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY / BOND: $10,000