Man wanted in Texas on child sex assault warrant arrested in Pembroke Pines

Gustavo Aristizabal taken into custody while taking out garbage


PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A man wanted in Texas on an outstanding warrant for sexual assault on a child was arrested Tuesday in South Florida.

Gustavo Aristizabal was arrested by Pembroke Pines police as he stepped outside his home to take out the garbage.

Police said they received a Crime Stoppers tip earlier in the day that Aristizabal had moved to Pembroke Pines.

Aristizabal, who was wanted on a warrant from Harrison County, Texas, near Houston, was taken into custody without incident.

He was being held on the out-of-state warrant in the main Broward County jail.