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Tip Leads Police to Missing Sex Offender in Bridgewater

Bridgewater Township New Jersey

Authorities announced the arrest of a convicted child molester who went missing last week.

Police in Bridgewater received a tip that Paul Timmendequas was seen at a reservoir in town fishing.

Members of the New Jersey State Parole Board responded and located Timmendequas.

He is currently at the Middlesex County Jail. On May 26, Timmendequas was reported missing after he failed to check in with his parole officer.

Despite wearing an ankle monitor, law enforcement officials were unable to track him.