GARBERVILLE- A wanted child sex offender from Texas is now behind bars.
Sheriff’s deputies in southern Humboldt got a tip on Friday from the Texas Attorney General’s office that Lance Cochran might be in Garberville and he was.
The 28-year old Texas man was wanted on charges of indecency with a child.
While investigating, deputies learned Cochran was trying to get a room at the Lone Pine Motel. He was leaving as they arrived and they arrested him without incident.
Cochran was taken to the Humboldt County Jail.