Fugitive Extradited Back to Steuben County


The Steuben County Sheriff's Department reports that fugitive non-complaint registered sex offender Matthew Ray Epperson has been apprehended and extradited back to Steuben County from Marion County, Tennessee.

Epperson was booked into the Steuben County Jail on Tuesday at around 4:30 pm. Epperson is being held without bond on 2 counts of felony failure to register as a sex or violent offender and one count of failure to appear.

The details of his arrest in Tennessee were not available.

Epperson has been a fugitive since Mid-March of 2017 when he allegedly failed to register as a sex or violent offender in Steuben County and then went into hiding.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all those who assisted with tips and information.

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