Jose Edgar Perez-Gonzaga, 29, faces a felony charge of failure to register as a sex offender. According to his Cobb arrest warrant, he was convicted of aggravated sexual assault on a child in 2008 in El Paso, Texas. The warrant stated he has lived in Georgia for over a year, violating a law requiring him to register with the local sheriff within 72 hours of entering the community.
Perez-Gonzago was born in Mexico and has an immigration hold on his release, according to the Cobb Sheriff’s Office.
Cobb Police arrested and charged Perez-Gonzaga after a traffic crash that occurred at 9:20 p.m. on Nov. 4 at South Cobb Drive and Westside Drive, according to the warrant.
Perez-Gonzaga was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving without a license, driving without insurance, and failure to yield a left turn.