GALVESTON, Texas -

An accused sexual offender and violent career criminal is off the streets, according to the Galveston Police Department.

Police said they arrested 38-year-old Christopher Mason and charged him with aggravated sexual assault stemming from an incident back in June.

Officers found Mason on Wednesday in Galveston. He was arrested after a brief standoff with police.

Mason is a confirmed Blood Gang member and is currently being held on $750,000 bond in the Galveston County Jail.