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Accused Oregon child predator charged with six counts of sodomy, preying on young boys — surrenders

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FUGITIVE CAPTURED March 22, 2016 —
U.S. Marshals say John Sokol surrendered and was booked into the Washington County Jail in Hillsboro, Oregon on Tuesday.

FUGITIVE WANTED BY U.S. MARSHALS IN OREGON July 10, 2015 —
Detectives say accused child predator John Sokol targets young boys.

He has been charged with Sodomy and six counts of sexual abuse in Washington County, Oregon.

He was in Seattle earlier this year to rush getting his passport after cashing out his 401k when he knew he was being investigated. He also took out a $10,000 cash advance on his credit card.

He left his car behind and is on the run. It’s possible he made it to Canada before the charges were filed.

Detectives say they’ve identified four victims between five and 13 years old, so more charges are pending in Multnomah County, Oregon.

Sokol is 51 years old, 5’11 and 195 pounds. The photo above was taken in February.

Detectives say Sokol is a huge Grateful Dead fan and is likely paying cash at hotels. The U.S. Marshals found two hotels in Seattle where he stayed.

If you see him, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers.