Texas Fugitive Arrested in Sevier County

Sevierville, Sevier County (WVLT) - A Texas fugitive, wanted for several sexual-related charges involving children, is taken into custody in East Tennessee.

Members of the smoky mountain task force arrested 44-year-old Dennis Boyd Pittman last night in Sevierville during a traffic stop.

Investigators say Pittman is facing several charges, including aggravated sexual assault of a child, injury to a child, and participating in a major sex ring in Texas.

Pittman is now in custody pending his extradition to Texas, his bond for the charges against him is $2.4 million.

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