Texas Sex Offender Facing Extradition to Minnesota

Updated: 01/24/2014 2:59 PM
Created: 01/23/2014 11:58 AM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- A Texas man is awaiting extradition to Minnesota on charges related to a 13-year-old Rochester boy.

On Tuesday, Rochester police notified El Paso Police that an investigation linked Jonathan Perez, 30, to contact with a minor.  Perez is a convicted sex offender in Texas, with a history of abusing boys under the age of 10 dating back to 1999.

El Paso police say they arrested Perez without incident later Tuesday night.

Rochester police say the 13-year-old had been making contact with Perez, believing he was 17-years-old. Perez recently traveled to Rochester and met the boy

Jonathan Perez
Texas Department of Corrections