MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Level 3 predatory offender who absconded from supervised release in Minnesota has been caught and arrested in southern Texas, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
Authorities say Douglas Lynn Peterson, 66, is currently in Guadalupe County Jail.
On Nov. 5, 2014, Peterson was released from jail to intensive supervised release in Hennepin County. He’s been on fugitive status since Jan. 17, when he absconded from his supervision while residing in the area of 27th Street and Fremont Avenue South in Minneapolis.
He has a criminal history that includes convictions for criminal sexual conduct. He was sentenced to prison time in 2001 for criminal sexual conduct involving juvenile males.