TUCSON, AZÂ â€”Â According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, one of “America’s Most Wanted” criminals has been arrested at the Port of Nogales on October 14.
Richard Max Randolph, 63, was listed on â€œAmericaâ€™s Most Wantedâ€ website in December 2015 as being wanted by US MarshalsÂ for â€œfailure to register as a sex offender.â€ The posting states that Randolph a tier 3 sex offender convicted of sexual battery on a child. (Tier 3 is the highest possible level for a sex offender, considered the greatest risk to the public and greatest risk to re-offend).
CBP officers took custody of Randolph at the DeConcini pedestrian crossing. After conducting a records check to confirm the active arrest warrant, out of St. Charles Parish in Louisiana, CBP officers turned Randolph over to the Santa Cruz County Sheriffâ€™s Department.