AUSTIN (KXAN) - The Texas Department of Public Safety added two men to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list Thursday.
According to a DPS press release, Juan Jesus Martinez , 62, is wanted for parole violation and sex offense against child-fondling. He has ties to the Dallas area and has been known to work in carpet installation and brick laying jobs, the release says.
Martinez's past crimes include convictions for the aggravated kidnapping of his estranged spouse and the aggravated rape of another woman.
Reynaldo Ybarra Zamora , 59, is wanted for aggravated kidnapping, burglary of a habitation, evading arrest/detention and parole violation, according to the release. He has been known to work as a farm laborer and has family and friends in Austin, Dallas, Lake McQueeney and Seguin, the DPS says.
According to the release, his criminal history includes aggravated kidnapping, sexual assault, indecent exposure, theft, burglary of a habitation, evading arrest/detention, criminal mischief and drug charges.
Texas Crime stoppers is offering cash rewards up to $5,000 for information leading to Zamora's capture, and up to $3,000 for information leading to Martinez's. The North Texas Crime Stoppers are also offering an additional award up to $5,000 for Martinez's arrest.
DPS warns not to try and apprehend the men because they are considered armed and dangerous.
There are four ways to leave a tip for the Texas Crime Stoppers:
- 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 by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link (under the "About" section).
All calls, texts, e-mails and Facebook messages are anonymous.
For a current list of the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives visit the DPS website .
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