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Marshals capture sex offender from NC in Tucson

Posted at 8:53 AM, Mar 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-24 12:05:10-04

U.S. Marshals tracked down a fugitive sex offender who was on the run from North Carolina Wednesday.

The Arizona WANTED Violent Offender Task Force arrested 31-year-old Marcus Schopfer Von Stolz in Tucson. 

Von Stolz was wanted on charges of first degree sex offense with a child, indecent liberties with a child, first degree kidnapping and sexual battery.

A University of North Carolina student, Von Stolz was working as a security guard in Chapel Hill, N.C. when he allegedly assaulted a girl he escorted to a bathroom. After his October 2015 arrest, he skipped out on a $750,000 bond. Later, officials accused him of manufacturing child pornography.

Marshals say Von Stolz was hiding out in the 4600 block of N. Rockcliff Road. Marshals arrested him at a nearby gas station. North Carolina has requested Von Stolz to be extradited back to the state.