U.S. Marshals arrest convicted sex offenders suspected in Hampton Roads

NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Marshals made multiple arrests after asking for public help in order to track down convicted sex offenders who are all longtime Hampton Roads residents.

The fugitive sex offenders are wanted on outstanding warrants for failure to register as a sex offender with the Virginia State Police.

Chester Lee Bentley was arrested on Saturday, March 2.

Bentley had a warrant out for him that was issued on January 18, 2018, in regards to Sex Offender Registration. His underlying sex offense is Sexual Battery.

Sanjues Demont Finney was reported to have turned himself in to enforcement official on February 26. He had a warrant out for his arrest that was issued on June 28, 2018, in regards to Sex Offender Registration. His underlying sex offense is Convicted Carnal Knowledge of a Child. Finney is expected to be living in Norfolk.

Finney has an Arraignment set for March 1 at 9 a.m. in Norfolk General District Court.

William George Woodhouse was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and Norfolk Police Department on February 27. He was arrested on the intersection of  Pleasant Valley Rd. and Raby Rd. in Norfolk. He was be held at Norfolk City Jail.

Woodhouse had a warrant out for his arrest that was issued October 12, 2017, in regards to Sex Offender Registration. His underlying sex offense is Lewd or Indecent Proposals/Acts to a Child.

Officials announced U.S. Marshals and the Norfolk Police Department arrested Woodhouse at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Raby Road in Norfolk without incident around 4 p.m. Tuesday. He will be held at the Norfolk City Jail.

Anyone with information is asked to call the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-WANTED or email them at usms.wanted@usdoj.gov .

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