Police searching for fugitive with ties to Maypearl Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Surrounding Areas on April 16, 2015 by Staff Report Photo courtesy Texas Department of Public Safety. Police are searching for violent sex offender Charles Sprague, who escaped from a halfway house in Fort Worth on April 15, 2015.FORT WORTH — Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) investigators are searching for a fugitive registered sex offender who escaped from a Fort Worth halfway house shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. Anyone with information on this violent sexual predator’s whereabouts is urged to contact authorities immediately.Charles Raymond Sprague, a civilly committed sex offender, absconded from 600 North Henderson in Fort Worth and cut off the 24-hour electronic tracking device that he is required to wear by law. He has an extensive criminal history including aggravated kidnapping.He attended Maypearl High School and is believed to still have family ties in the area. He was originally convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault in addition to Aggravated Kidnapping causing Bodily Injury/Sexual Abuse and is considered dangerous.Sprague, 44, is a Native American, 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 240 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, dark jeans, white sneakers and carrying a clear backpack.Anyone with information about Sprague’s location should immediately call 911, local police or DPS Communications at 214-861-2040 or 817-657-1999. You may also be interested in readingReward offered for violent sex offender with ties to MaypearlPresident finally orders flags at half-staff to honor Chattanooga victimsRed Oak police investigating gas station robberyProsperity Bank robbed; Police asking for infoSuspect shot following muli-county chase ending in MaypearlShooting in Garrett kills one; suspect arrestedMaypearl Police Chief under investigation for Online Solicitation of a MinorMaypearl police chief arrested for sexual assault of a childRed Oak traffic accident claims one life and sends one to hospitalArmed robbery suspect on the loose; one arrested ← Finley Jr High principal, Ruth Sutton, to retireEllis County Commissioner Grayson announces town hall meetings → You must log in to post a comment.