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Fugitive sex offender, Baca, apprehended

Level 3 predatory sex offender Robert Baca has been arrested in Billings, Montana.

Baca had his GPS monitoring device taken off last week by a Department of Corrections agent because Baca's time for that had expired. He then took off sometime over the weekend, prompting Becker County authorities to call a "Code Red" because he was unaccounted for.

Baca was convicted of raping a woman in Detroit Lakes in 1997 and has a history of violating his probation stipulations, which includes checking in with his parol officer regularly and notifying police if he moves. 

Paula Quam

Paula Quam is the editor for Forum Communications Co. newspapers in Detroit Lakes, Perham and Wadena, all in Minnesota.

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