28 year old Romeo Torres Jr. who has ties to the Maverick County area has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list by the Texas Department of Public Safety. A $7,500 cash reward is being offered for information leading to his capture.
The Texas Department of Public Safety state that Torres is affiliated with the Partido Revolucionario Mexicano (PRM) gang and is wanted for assault on a public servant; aggravated assault; and evading arrest/detention with a vehicle in Maverick County.
Torres has been wanted since December 2016, when he fled from his last known address in Eagle Pass.
Mexico. On December 5, 2016, the Maverick County Sheriff’s Department issued warrants for Torres’ arrest for Assault on a Public Servant, Aggravated Assault, and Evading Arrest/Detention with a Vehicle.
TXDPS has issued out a description of Torres who is reported to be 6 feet, 1 inch tall, and weighs approximately 230 lbs and has tattoos on his right leg and both arms.
Texas Crime Stoppers, 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.
To be eligible for cash rewards, tipsters are required to provide information to authorities using one of the following methods:
Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-252-8477;
Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, then clicking on the link under the photo;
Submit a Facebook tip by clicking the “SUBMIT A TIP” link (under the “About” section).
All tips are anonymous, regardless of how they are submitted, and tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.
DPS’s 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.
Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives as they are considered armed and dangerous.