by: Press release & Posted by employees | [email protected]
Posted: Apr 27, 2021 / 10:45 am CDT
Updated: April 27, 2021 / 10:45 a.m. CDT
(Photo provided by the Texas DPS)
AUSTIN, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a press release from the Texas DPS:
Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Jaime Alanis, 37, was taken into custody on April 20 after investigators received a tip from Crime Stoppers about his whereabouts. Members of the US Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force on the Gulf Coast, including DPS Special Agents, used tips to locate and arrest Alanis at an apartment complex in Corpus Christi. Corpus Christi PD was also involved in the investigation. A reward of $ 7,500 will now be paid to the tipster.
Alanis is a member of the Tango Blast Houstone gang and was wanted for robbery and parole violation. He had been wanted since July 2020 when he fled his last known Houston address; Earlier this month he was added to the list of the 10 Most Wanted Refugees in Texas. See his recorded bulletin for more information.
Texas Crime Stoppers, funded by the governor’s Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to anyone who provides information regarding the arrest of one of Texas’ top 10 most wanted refugees or sex offenders. In 2020, Texas Crime Stoppers paid $ 20,000 in rewards for anonymous tips that resulted in arrests.
To be eligible for the cash rewards, Tipster GOT TO Share information with authorities using one of the following methods:
- Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
- Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the refugee you have information about and then clicking the link below the picture.
- Submit a Facebook tip by clicking the “SUBMIT TIP” link (in the “About” section).
All tips are anonymous – regardless of how they are submitted – and tipsters are given a tip number instead of using a name.
DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select refugees for the list of the top 10 most wanted refugees and sex offenders in Texas The current lists – with photos – can be found on the DPS website.
Do not try to arrest these refugees;; They are considered armed and dangerous.
(Press release from the Texas Ministry of Public Security)