Massachusetts Sex Offender Arrested in Philadelphia

Posted on August 20th, 2010 No Comments

One of Massachusetts’ most dangerous sex offenders was arrested in Philadelphia Tuesday.

According to officials with the Massachusetts State Police, 51 year-old Earnest Baxter was captured by U.S. marshals at a boarding house in Philadelphia after a trooper received information on his whereabouts. Police say they received word Baxter was in Pennsylvania staying with relatives.

Baxter, a high-risk, Level 3 offender, who is listed as one of the Massachusetts State Police’s Top 10 Most Wanted sex offenders. He is wanted by Boston police and Braintree police on two counts of failing to register as a sex offender. He was convicted in 1985 of raping and abusing a child in Pennsylvania, police said.

If you or anyone you know has been charged with a sex crime, contact a Massachusetts sex crime lawyer of James Powderly at 508-343-0676.

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