A nationwide hunt ended Monday after a wanted sexual offender released from prison who failed to register with law enforcement was caught in Nassau County, deputies say.

Richard Louis Orzechowski, 58, was released from prison February 27 but failed to register with law enforcement in the mandatory 48-hour window, the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office says.

Detectives with the Sheriff's Office Special Victims' Unit Sexual Predator Offender Tracking is searched for him and issued an arrest warrant this past Friday.

Orzechowski was released from the Department of Corrections after serving a year on a conviction of a lewd and lascivious charge.