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Pima County man accused of child molestation arrested

Posted at 8:11 PM, Oct 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-04 23:41:04-04

A suspected child molester was captured by U.S Marshals Service Task Force members during a multi-state, fugitive investigation.

According to a press release, the Pima County Sheriff's Department issued an arrest warrant in Aug. 2018 for Troy Calease, 56, for child molestation; stemming from an accusation where Calease committed sex crimes against a child at his home near Tucson.

On Oct. 3, Calease was found in Las Vegas where he was arrested and taken to Clark County Jail. He is awaiting extradition to Pima County where he will face child molestation charges.