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Child sex crime suspect cuts off ankle monitor, runs from deputies

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    ALOHA, OR (KPTV) — Deputies in Washington County are asking for help finding a man they say cut off his ankle monitor.

Josiah Rosales, 29, cut off the monitor fled from law enforcement on foot from the 17800 block of Southwest Breckenridge Lane in Aloha.

Rosales posted $125,000 bail last month after being arrested for 18 sex crimes against minors, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say Rosales had several conditions associated with his release, including wearing a GPS ankle monitor at all times.

Tuesday afternoon, detectives were notified that Rosales had cut off the ankle monitor. Detectives, deputies and a K-9 unit searched for Rosales but were not able to locate him.

Deputies are actively searching the area for Rosales, who they say stands about 5-feet-9-inches tall and weighs approximately 300 pounds.

Rosales has a felony warrant out for his arrest. Deputies say if you see Rosales or know where he is, call 911 and do not approach him.

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