Sharp County Makes An Arrest Of One Of It’s Most Wanted Re-Entering The U.S. From Mexico

On Feb.21st the Sharp County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Harris County Texas Sheriff’s Office and informed that they had taken Wayne Watkins of Hardy into custody on an outstanding warrant.

Mr. Watkins was re-entering the United States from Mexico and was arrested by U.S. Customs Agents. Watkins is being held on the outstanding warrant issued in 2007 for the offense of theft by deception.

Watkins went before a Judge for an extradition hearing, he waived extradition and arrangements are currently being made to transport him back to Sharp County.