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Thursday 11/01/2012 3:11 PM - Sex Offender Arrest

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Sex Offender Arrest
Date and Time of Incident: 11-1-12, Approximately 11:45 AM
Place of Occurrence: 5400 block of Weeping Willow Way, Paso Robles
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Matthew James Booker, 38, Templeton
Details of News Release: On 11-1-12, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received information that Matthew James Booker, a wanted registered sex offender, was located at a home in the 5400 block of Weeping Willow Way in Paso Robles. When deputies arrived, Booker refused to come out of the home. The suspect's father was able to make contact with Booker and talked him into leaving the residence and surrendering to deputies. Booker was then taken into custody. Booker was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender and failure to appear in court. Booker has a prior conviction for lewd acts with a child under the age of 14. Sheriff's investigators have been looking for Booker since he failed to make his court appearance in September.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Thursday 11/01/2012 3:22 PM