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DPS: Fugitive sex abuse suspect arrested in Phoenix

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Posted at 2:37 PM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 16:38:54-05

PHOENIX — A fugitive wanted for sex crimes against children has been captured by the AZDPS Fugitive Apprehension Unit, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

DPS officials say FAU teams arrested Enrique Valiente, 54, in Phoenix on Tuesday.

Officials say Valiente was wanted by Phoenix police in connection with two child sex crimes investigations involving multiple victims.

Valiente was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on eight counts of sexual conduct with a minor, child molestation and one three counts of sex abuse.