Featured Fugitive Reward Increased to $20,000
AUSTIN The reward for Juan Carlos Marizcal, 34, a Texas 10 Most Wanted
Fugitive, has increased to $20,000 for information leading to his arrest
if the tip comes in during the month of May. The Texas Mexican Mafia
member has a violent criminal past and is wanted for homicide, engaging
in organized criminal activity and flight to avoid prosecution. Texas
Crime Stoppers tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
Marizcal has ties to Laredo, which was his last known address. His
criminal history includes homicide, robbery, assault causing bodily
injury, terroristic threat and arson. He is wanted in connection with a
2010 murder in Laredo.
Marizcal is 5 feet 8 inches tall and was last known to weigh
approximately 200 pounds. He has multiple tattoos, including ³joker² on
the outside of his right calf, and other tattoos on his neck, chest,
right arm and upper left arm. For more information, please view his
wanted bulletin at:
One offender from the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program is featured each month
in hopes the higher reward money from the Governor¹s Criminal Justice
Division will generate additional tips. The higher reward amount will
only be paid if the tip comes in the same month the fugitive is featured.
Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in four different
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
Submit a Facebook tip at http://www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted
by clicking the ³SUBMIT A TIP² link (under the ³About² section).
All calls, texts, e-mails and Facebook tip messages are anonymous.
The following link, http://bit.ly/VqydsJ, explains the steps on how to
submit a tip regarding a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive or Sex Offender
and/or how to receive a reward once the fugitive is captured.
Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor¹s Criminal Justice
Division, 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 ( http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/).
Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed