Florida man on “America’s Most Wanted” for child sex crimes captured

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A suspected child sex offender featured on “America’s Most Wanted” was arrested in Florida over the weekend, authorities said.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced Monday that Davey Albarran, who had an arrest warrant in Osceola County on charges of sexual assault of a child under 12 and lewd acts with a child under 12, A 51-year-old man was taken into custody in Lakeland on Sunday night.

Judd said a lawsuit filed in Orange County also shows that he did not pay child support.

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Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Davey Albarran, 51, was arrested in Florida over the weekend after being featured on “America’s Most Wanted.” (Polk County Sheriff’s Office)

“Well, he made a mistake,” Judd said in a video posted online. “AMW (America’s Most Wanted) had been following him all over the country and they came to Lakeland. When he came to Lakeland, we received classified information. They said, ‘Hey, we’ve got this guy. ‘I know where he is.”’ So Sunday night, just before midnight, we snuck around in a backyard on Country Haven Drive. Well, it may have been Country Haven Drive, but it wasn’t his haven. ”

When Albarran was arrested, he told police his name was Jose, Judd said.

A Florida man accused of child sex crimes could become the first to receive the death penalty under the state’s expanded death penalty law.

Judd said Albarran appeared on the crime show in December 2022. Her daughter Ana has previously said she wants her father locked up. FOX 35 Orlando report. She posted on social media asking anyone who found him to call authorities.

“Please share and paint the city with his face. My father Davey Albarran is on the run for pedo and the police are looking for him,” she wrote.

Davey Albarran on wanted poster

A wanted poster featuring Davey Albarran. (Osceola County Sheriff’s Office)


She accused him of inappropriate behavior towards her when she was a child.

“When I posted this, a lot of people messaged me and said, ‘Your dad did that to me too,'” she told the news station in 2022.



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