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Authorities searching for 'carney', wanted sex offender from ETX

Authorities searching for 'carney', wanted sex offender from ETX

POSTED: Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 11:05am

UPDATED: Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 11:24am

Officials have added an East Texas man, who is known for working carnival jobs, to the Texas' Most Wanted Sex Offender list.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jimmy Ray McMillan, 41, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a $3,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture. McMillan is wanted for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration. Texas Crime Stoppers tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

McMillan has relatives and friends living in Dallas, and has been known to work in construction and carnival jobs. His criminal history includes Sexual Assault of a 9-year-old girl, Burglary, Evading Arrest/Detention and DWI.

McMillan is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 155 pounds. His tattoos include “TEX” on his right arm and “J+V” on his left arm. For more information, please view his wanted poster at:

Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders. There are four different ways to provide anonymous tips:

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 by clicking the “SUBMIT A TIP” link (under the “About” section).

All calls, texts, e-mails and Facebook messages are anonymous.

DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. To view the current lists—with photos—visit the DPS website at

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