AUSTIN (FROM DPS) – Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, 24, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Houston by Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division agents. Prejean was wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and probation violation.
Agents located Prejean at a residence where he was arrested without incident at approximately 6:30 p.m. Thursday. This arrest was the result of a tip, and a reward up to $3,000 will be paid.
Two additional occupants of the residence also were arrested on unrelated misdemeanor warrants. Prejean is a high-risk sex offender, with a lengthy criminal history.