Abilene Police Department Detectives with Cyber Crimes arrested 26-year-old Juan Garcia on Thursday, May 5, 2002. Garcia was not complying with his court-ordered Sex Offender Registry which led to Detectives searching for Garcia. Detectives executed a search and an arrest warrant at a home located in the 900 block of Peach St. in South Abilene, the last known address for Garcia. Investigators confirmed he was not living at this address.
Investigators executed a search warrant at a second home, located in the 600 block of East North 15th. The offender was located at this location. Garcia was arrested for Third Degree Felony Failing to Comply with Sex Offender Registry and Third Degree Felony Possession of Child Pornography. The investigation revealed Garcia was in possession of child pornography. Electronic evidence was seized at the property. He was transported to the Taylor County Jail.