Fugitive Former Soccer Coach Convicted of Sexually Abusing Teenage Player Found in Tennessee

A fugitive sex-offender who was missing since he was convicted of sexually abusing a teenage player has been found and arrested in Tennessee.

Justin Smith, 41, was is now headed back to Ohio after he had been on the run since November 2nd. Smith escaped custody after tampering with an ankle monitor and running away during a break in his trial.

Police were alerted to his whereabouts by a woman he had met on an online dating site who researched him. After she discovered his past, she immediately contacted authorities. A jury had found him guilty of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, sexual battery, and sexual imposition.

Source: Fugitive sex-offender soccer coach headed back to Ohio after arrest in Tennessee

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