Texas' most wanted captured in Amarillo
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:04:19 GMT —
PDATE: DPS has released the location where Reyes was located. According to DPS Reyes was located in the 100 block of Loma Linda Lane in Amarillo. Reyes' girlfriend 32-year-old Jennie Rene Esparza was also arrested for multiple warrants out of Potter and Randall Counties.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted Fugitives was captured in Amarillo Wednesday.
32-year-old Rojelio "roger" Reyes was located by the DPS Criminal Investigations Division and Randall County Sheriff's Office at a residence in Amarillo. DPS said Reyes is a known member of the Tango Blast gang with a violent criminal past. Reyes was wanted by DPS for parole violation.
DPS and RCSO responded to a tip that led them to Reyes who was captured Wednesday without incident. For more information on Reyes' arrest see DPS' captured bulletin.
DPS said Reyes' arrest is the first most wanted capture in 2014. Last year, DPS set a record with 32 Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders captures. Reyes' arrest was the result of a tip to Texas Crime Stoppers, a program funded by the Governor's Criminal Justice Division. Cash rewards are offered to those who provide information that leads to an arrest, the informant in Reyes' arrest will receive a $10,000 reward DPS said.
If you have information for Texas Crime Stoppers there are several ways to provide an anonymous tip.
Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
Text the letters DPS - followed by your tip - to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.
Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture.
Submit a Facebook tip by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link (under the "About" section).