SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – U.S. Marshal Mark S. James, Western District of Missouri announces the arrest of fugitive James H. Eslinger on June 10, 2019.
On Monday June 10, 2019, the U.S. Marshals Service-Midwest Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested James Eslinger near West Commercial Street in Springfield, Missouri. Eslinger was an unregistered sex-offender, and had been a fugitive since 2017. Eslinger’s original offense occurred in 1998, when he was convicted of the sexual assault of a 22 year old woman in Battlefield, Missouri.