Former Phoenix Priest and convicted sex offender arrested

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A 63-year old fugitive sex offender and former Arizona Catholic Priest was taken into custody in San Francisco by law enforcement officers on Sunday, November 16. In 2005, Wilputte Sherwood absconded from probation and fled the Phoenix area after serving a 10 year prison sentence for engaging in sex with children.

Sherwood was originally convicted in 1993 of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, and dangerous crimes against children.