The Clay County Sheriff's Office, acting on information given to them by a Lake Arrowhead Park Ranger, captured Paul Jacob Sellers, an escaped fugitive from Colorado, just after 1:00 p.m. on Friday.
The Wichita County Sheriff's Office and the Archer County Sheriff's Office were called in for assistance in capturing Sellers as information on Sellers suggested he was preparing his vehicle to leave the park.
After a brief attempt to evade the authorities Sellers was placed under arrest.
Sellers, is wanted by Colorado State Corrections for escape from a correctional facility earlier this year.
A fully loaded, Hi Point 40 Caliber Semi- Automatic handgun was located in the vehicle Sellers was driving.
Sellers wife and two small children were also in the vehicle.
Sellers is being held at the Clay County Jail on the escape charge from Colorado, and on an additional Texas state charge of Possession of a Firearm by Felon.