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DPS increases reward for Texas Most Wanted Fugitive

(Source: Texas Department of Public Safety) (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety)
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The reward for a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive has been increased to $10,000.

28-year-old Jose Bustos-Diaz is a convicted murderer, wanted for escape and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. In 2006, he pleaded guilty to a 2005 murder in Harris County he committed while he was working as a ranch hand. He was sentenced to 35 years in a TDCJ prison.

On April 6, 2010, Bustos-Diaz escaped from the TDCJ Briscoe Unit in Dilley and believed to have fled to Mexico.

According to the DPS, He is 5 ft 8 in tall and is about 195 lbs. He has significant acne scarring on his face and chest, and multiple tattoos including the name “Vanessa” on the inside of his left wrist and the name “Lizbeth” on the inside of his right wrist.

The reward will be given to anyone who gives information in July that leads to the arrest of this man. All tips are anonymous. You can provide information by calling the Crimestoppers hotline at 1-800-252-8477.

For more information on Bustos-Diaz you can click here.

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