AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Kevin Wayne Matthews, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, is now in custody after being captured on Wednesday in Houston.READ MORE: Store Clerk Delon Johnson Arrested For Murder After Shooting Men Who Robbed Business, Police Say
Matthews was wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm by felon and deadly conduct.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says the arrest was the result of a tip, and a reward up to $7,500 will be paid.
Working off tip information, Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division Special Agents located Matthews at an apartment complex in Houston, and he was arrested without incident.READ MORE: Mexican Government Takes Aim At US Gun Manufacturers, Sues Over Toll Of Arms Trafficking
Matthews’ had been wanted since November 2015. For more information, see his captured bulletin at: http://www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/fugitiveDetails.aspx?id=337.
So far in 2016, the DPS said it and other agencies have arrested 16 Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders, including nine sex offenders and eight gang members, and $33,500 in rewards has been paid for tips that resulted in arrests.
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