The Taylor County District Attorney, Sheriff and Chief of Police in Abilene all worked together to keep paroled murderer Wayne East out of Taylor County.
It turns out their fears of East may have been confirmed. Wayne was arrested for a parole violation, and days later charged with indecency with a child, according to the Glenn Heights Police Department.
Wayne East was arrested by Glenn Heights Police and he's now in the North Tower Jail in Dallas on a $100,000 bond.
Wayne East had been serving a life sentence in a Texas prison for the murder of an Abilene woman. After spending 30 years in prison he was granted parole in December of 2011.
KTXS spoke with Taylor County District Attorney James Eidson and local law enforcement about the many twists the East case has taken.
"Law enforcement believed then and all along that Wayne East was a dangerous person," Eidson said.
Local law enforcement along with Eidson asked the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to not release East back into Abilene or Taylor County.
"It was an issue of protection in this community, but also it wasn't in Wayne East's best interest to come back to Abilene either so it kind of went both ways," Eidson said.
Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge said: "I have no knowledge of this new offense, but if true, I am saddened that another victim has been traumatized."
"It's also upsetting to society to see something like this occur," said Taylor County Sheriff Les Bruce.