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2015-07-30

$5K reward for 'Most Wanted' fugitive

TxDPS

Law enforcement administrators with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) have added Roy Edward Arevalo Jr., 19, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. A cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
Arevalo, who has ties to the Raza Unida gang, is wanted for engaging in organized criminal activity. He has ties to Bryan, Houston and Navasota. Arevalo's criminal history includes manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and engaging in organized criminal activity. Additional information and updates in the event of his arrest, as well as his wanted bulletin are available at http://www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/fugitiveDetails.aspx?id=294.
Arevalo is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 210 pounds. He has multiples tattoos, including two angels on his abdomen; "Texas A&M" and "Texas" on his right arm; three women, clown faces and "Arevalo" on his chest; and others on his left arm and left leg. Arevalo may be known by his nicknames, "RJ," "Youngster" or "Junior."
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.
To be eligible for cash rewards, citizens can provide anonymous tips 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 the appropriate fugitive and then clicking on the link under their picture.
• Submitting a Facebook tip at http://www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link under the "About" section.
• Submit a tip through the DPS Mobile App. The app is currently available for iPhone users on the Apple App Store: (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/texas-dps/id902092368?mt=8) and for Android users on Google Play: (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microassist.texasdps&hl=en).
All tips are anonymous - regardless of how they are submitted.
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 - can be found at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.
The public is reminded not to attempt to apprehend these fugitives as they are considered armed and dangerous.