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2013-05-16

Rewards Offered for 'Most Wanted' sex offenders

TxDPS

Administrators with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) have added Juan Carlos Pena, 48, and Willie L. Sullivan, 57, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list. A cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to each man's capture.
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 and eluding a police officer, escape, assault, DWI and aggravated robbery.
He 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.
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. He 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 on both fugitives, view their wanted bulletins 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 anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.
Anonymous tips can be provided by:
• Calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
• Texting the letters DPS - followed by the tip - to 274637 (CRIMES) from a cell phone.
• Submitting a web tip through the DPS website by selecting a fugitive and clicking on the link under the picture.
• Submitting 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. Current lists with photos are available at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.
The public is reminded not to attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.


Pictured:
Top- Willie L. Sullivan

Bottom- Juan Carlos Pena