Reward offered for 2 TX 'Most Wanted' sex offenders

Reward offered for 2 TX 'Most Wanted' sex offenders
Texas Department of Public Safety
CrimeWatch
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 3:25pm

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L. Sullivan, 57, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now offered for information leading to each man’s capture. All tips can be offered anonymously.

Pena has a violent criminal past and is wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender. Pena has ties to McAllen and the Houston area, and his last known address is in Spring, Texas. He has been known to work in computer-related jobs. Pena’s criminal history includes burglary, resisting/eluding a police officer, escape, assault, DWI and aggravated robbery.

Pena is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds. His tattoos include “Yolanda My Love” on his right wrist; a unicorn and “Charlie” on his upper left arm; and a skull and eagle on his upper back. He also has scars on his right ankle and abdomen. For more information, please view his wanted bulletin at: http://www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/SexOffenderDetails.aspx?id=196.

Sullivan has a violent criminal past and is wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender. Sullivan has ties to Dallas, his last known address. He has been known to work in welding, cement finishing, physical labor and heavy equipment mechanic jobs. Sullivan’s criminal history includes aggravated sexual assault, assault with a deadly weapon, robbery, burglary, larceny, shoplifting, drug possession and escape.

Sullivan is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 166 pounds. He has scars over his left eye and eyebrow, left forearm and right hand; and “Sonya” tattooed on the left side of his chest. For more information, please view his wanted bulletin at: http://www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/SexOffenderDetails.aspx?id=195.

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 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.

DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. You can find the current lists – with photos – on the DPS website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.

Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.
 

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