Violent career criminal arrested in Galveston

Police say Christopher Mason is also a known gang member

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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.

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