He's been on the run since July 2021 with warrants in two states. Now a former deputy and one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted Fugitives has been captured at last.

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James Mark Bishop was arrested by members of the USMS Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force with the coordination of the USMS North Texas Fugitive Task Force, including DPS Special Agents, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Where Was James Mark Bishop Found?

Bishop was found and arrested east of Medford in rural Oregon.

According to our news partner KWTX, Bishop was wanted in Texas and Oklahoma on multiple warrants. Nine months ago, the Tulia Police Department issued two warrants for continuous sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. The Texas County Sheriff’s Office in Oklahoma also issued a warrant to revoke Bishop’s probation for five counts of knowingly downloading child pornography.

The Crimes of James Mark Bishop

In 2005, Bishop was a deputy with the Texas County Sheriff’s Office when he was arrested for sexual exploitation of a child. He was later convicted in 2007 on five counts of knowingly downloading child pornography.

In 2011, after being released from prison, Bishop was placed on probation and moved to Tulia, Texas. In 2020, Bishop was arrested in Tulia for the continuous sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child involving a 12-year-old girl.

In 2021, he was added to Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives List. Last month, KWTX reported that the reward for his capture had been increased to $8500.

Three fugitives on Texas 10 Most Wanted list were taken into custody in March, and currently seven are still at large.

Only 6 Women Are On Death Row In Texas. Here's A Look At Their Crimes.

**This story has been updated to reflect the current status of Melissa Lucio, who is scheduled to be executed on April 27th, 2022.**

**UPDATE 4/25/22: An appeals court has delayed the Texas execution of Melissa Lucio so a lower court can review her case.



Texas has the most active death chamber nationwide.

Currently, four inmates are scheduled for execution in 2022, including Melissa Lucio. She is the only woman on the current schedule.

The six women on death row in Gatesville, Texas have been incarcerated for an average of almost two decades. Continue scrolling to see their stories.

The Most Dangerous City in Texas for 2022 May Surprise You

According to FBI statistics, Texas had 438 violent crimes and 2,562 property crimes per 100,000 residents as of this year. For every 100,000 residents, there are 224 police officers statewide.

Crime rates are expressed as the number of incidents per 100,000 people.

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

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