Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, Sex Offender Arrested
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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Two men on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list were captured this month. Fugitive Anthony Lee Evans, 33, was arrested on Thursday in Big Spring; and Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Alonzo Bradley Jr., 40, was arrested Sunday in Texarkana.
Evans, a known Bloods gang member with a violent criminal past, was arrested when the DPS Criminal Investigations Division (CID) and the Texas Highway Patrol, along with the U.S. Marshals Service and Big Spring Police Department, located him at an apartment complex in Big Spring. He was taken into custody without incident. He was wanted for parole violation. The arrest was the result of a tip and a reward of up to $7,500 was offered.
Bradley was arrested in Texarkana on Sunday evening after turning himself in. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Bi-State Jail in Texarkana for processing. Bradley has a violent criminal past, and was wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration and failure to appear.
These arrests bring the 2014 arrest total to four for the Texas 10 Most Wanted program. In 2013, DPS and other agencies arrested an all-time record of 32 Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders. Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.
Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in the following four different ways:
-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 at http://www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted by clicking the “SUBMIT A TIP” link (under the “About” section). All calls, texts, e-mails and Facebook messages are anonymous.
-The following link, http://www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/video/tipsterVideo.htm, explains the steps on how to submit a tip regarding a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive or Sex Offender and/or how to receive a reward once the fugitive is captured.
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