Reward increased to $13K for Most Wanted Sex Offender
The reward for Jerry Don Holmes, 42, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month's featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.
Holmes is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, assault and bond surrender forfeiture. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
Holmes, whose last known address was in Pearland, has ties to several Texas cities, including Shepard, Livingston, Pasadena and Houston. He also has ties to several Native American tribes in northeastern Oklahoma near Tulsa and Glenpool. Holmes has been known to work in the boating and trucking industries.
His criminal history includes indecency with a child by exposure and assault. For more information and updates in the event of his arrest, see his wanted bulletin at: http://www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/SexOffenderDetails.aspx?id=241.
Holmes is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 220 pounds. He has tattoos on his right arm, left leg and left hand; and a scar on his forehead.
Funded by the Governor's Criminal Justice Division, Texas Crime Stoppers 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.
Information on the fugitives can be provided anonymously by:
• Calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
• Texting the letters DPS - followed by the tip - to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.
• Submiting a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the appropriate fugitive, and then clicking on the link under their 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, e-mails and Facebook messages are anonymous.
The link http://bit.ly/VqydsJ explains how to submit a tip about a Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitive or sex offender and how to receive a reward once the fugitive is captured.
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 on the DPS website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.
The public is reminded not to attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.