Jackson County man caught in North Carolina

Roy Martin Pugh
Roy Martin Pugh(Altus Police)
Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 3:30 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Authorities in Jackson County were looking for a convicted sex offender, Roy Martin Pugh.

He has been taken into custody in Lexington, North Carolina and booked into jail at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Department, according to Altus police. He will be extradited back to Jackson County based on the felony charges against him in this jurisdiction.

Altus Police said they are on the lookout for Roy Martin Pugh, who took off from his registered address.

A warrant has been issued for Pugh on a charge of failure to notify address change as a sex offender.

Pugh was convicted in 2016 of possession of child pornography and also has a previous conviction of second-degree murder from Osage County.

Altus Police said Pugh is known to be homeless at times, and usually walks to places he needs to go, but he may also be on a bicycle. He’s also known to carry a camping tent in a bag.

Police are asking anyone with information on Pugh’s whereabouts to call them immediately.

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