Rewards Offered for Two Most Wanted Offenders
Texas Department of Public SafetyJune 13, 2013, 3:48pm 2,720 views Post a comment
AUSTIN -- The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Juan Jesus Martinez, 62, and Reynaldo Ybarra Zamora, 59, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list. Cash rewards -- up to $3,000 for Martinez and up to $5,000 for Zamora -- are now being offered for information leading to their capture. All tips can be offered anonymously.
Martinez (pictured above at left) has ties to the Dallas area, and has been known to work in carpet installation and brick laying jobs. An additional reward of up to $5,000 from North Texas Crime Stoppers is offered for Martinez’s arrest. He is wanted for parole violation and sex offense against child-fondling. His violent criminal history includes convictions for the aggravated kidnapping of his estranged spouse and the aggravated rape of another woman.
Martinez, who is also known as John Jesus Martinez, is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds. He has multiple tattoos, including a scroll with “Madre” on his left forearm. For more information, an additional photo and details about other tattoos, view his wanted bulletin at: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/Texas10MostWanted/SexOffend
Zamora (pictured above at right) has relatives and friends living in Austin, Dallas, Lake McQueeney and Seguin, and has been known to work as a farm laborer. Zamora has a violent criminal past and is wanted for aggravated kidnapping, burglary of a habitation, evading arrest/detention and parole violation. His criminal history includes aggravated kidnapping, sexual assault, indecent exposure, theft, burglary of a habitation, evading arrest/detention, criminal mischief and drug charges.
He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 199 pounds. For more information and an additional photo, view his wanted bulletin at: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/Texas10MostWanted/SexOffend
Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s 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.
There are four different ways to provide anonymous tips:
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 picture.
Submit 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.
DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. You can find the current lists -- with photos -- on the DPS website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.
Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Breaking News Archives
Meet Floresville council candidates Nov. 1 (October 27, 2016)
More early voting totals for Wilson County (October 27, 2016)
Wilson County extends early discount for taxes (October 27, 2016)
Floresville PD seeks coin thief (October 26, 2016)
Wilson County candidates participate in live forum Oct. 25 (October 26, 2016)
San Antonio PD looking for missing mother, daughter (October 25, 2016)
Important information: Requests for mail-in ballots due Oct. 28 (October 24, 2016)
League of Women Voters of Texas urges Texans to vote (October 21, 2016)
Update: Six murder suspects now in custody (October 20, 2016)
Meet the candidates at TWO town hall-style forums in Floresville (October 19, 2016)
Local rainfall totals (October 17, 2016)
San Antonio seeks help to find missing person (October 14, 2016)
DPS Bolsters School Bus Safety Efforts (October 13, 2016)
Hewitt Police Seek Information About Unidentified Deceased Man in 1978 Murder (October 12, 2016)
Meeting Oct. 11 to plan Protestant Reformation 500th-anniversary events... (October 7, 2016)
Participate in Candidates’ Forum (October 7, 2016)
Stockdale band bus involved in accident (October 7, 2016)
Texas Deploys Disaster Relief Resources For Areas Impacted By Hurricane Matthew (October 6, 2016)
Vehicle fells power pole, rolls over in Floresville (October 4, 2016)