Local Police Hunting for Sex Offender on the Run

James Bowen is wanted on several warrants.

James Bowen. Credit: Taunton police
James Bowen. Credit: Taunton police
Authorities are on the hunt for a Taunton sex offender.

James M. Bowen, 50, is wanted on several warrants from Norfolk Superior Court and Taunton District Court.

Bowen is a level 3 sex offender. Police said about two weeks ago, he fled when State Police tried to arrest him on a warrant.

In 2001, Bowen was convicted of six counts of aggravated rape.

Bowen is 5 feet, 10 inches, weighs 200 pounds, and has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Taunton police at 508-823-5000. You can leave an anonymous tip at 508-824-5493 or by using the MyPD app.


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