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2012-09-06

Dallas man added to Most Wanted Fugitive list

TxDPS

Law enforcement personnel with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Rickey Lynn Johnson, 31, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list.

A $7,500 cash reward is now being offered for information leading to his capture. All tips can be offered anonymously.

The Crips gang member has relatives and friends living in Dallas, and he is currently wanted for parole violation. Johnson's criminal history includes making a terroristic threat, criminal mischief, possession of marijuana, manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and exhibition of a firearm in a school zone.

Johnson is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 211 pounds. His tattoos include "DIXON" on his abdomen, "100%" and "TIFFANY" on the back of his left hand, "GRINDIN" on the back of his right hand and "CRIP" on his inside right forearm.

For more information, including additional photos and tattoos, view Johnson's wanted poster at

http://www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/fugitiveDetails.aspx?id=161.

Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor's Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information leading to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders. Four ways to provide anonymous tips include:

• Calling Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477)

• Texting the letters DPS - followed by the tip - to 274637 (CRIMES) from a cell phone.

• Submiting a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive in question, and then clicking on the link under the picture.

• Submiting a Facebook tip at http://www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link - under the "About" section.

All calls, texts, emails 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 and photos, visit the DPS website at
http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.

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