Texas law enforcement, including the North Texas Marshals Fugitive Task Force, ultimately recovered a fugitive and a sex offender who was on the Texas Most Wanted Fugitive List.
Police capture two wanted fugitives
Dallas police arrested Alberto Mendoza on October 13 in Dallas. He was then placed on Texas’ 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list on September 7, 2021. Mendoza has been wanted by police since 2020 for organized criminal activity and parole violation. He was ultimately convicted of several counts of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon. Mendoza was sentenced to eight years in prison and then released on parole in November 2018.
Cory Lee Reed was arrested by the US Marshals Service with the help of the Dalhart Police Department. Reed did not register as a sex offender in 2020. Ten years earlier, he had been convicted of multiple counts of child sexual assault following an incident with a 14 year old girl . He got 10 years of probation. In 2011, he received five years of probation for not registering as a sex offender. Her probation was revoked in 2012 and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
Texas law enforcement manages to capture fugitives
Texas Crime Stoppers is offering rewards to anyone who provides information leading to the capture of one of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted Fugitives or Sex Offenders. So far in 2021, 22 of Texas’ 10 most wanted fugitives and sex offenders have been arrested. This includes eight gang members and 10 sex offenders. So far, $ 49,000 in rewards has been paid for tips that have led to arrests. If anyone has any information, they can contact the Crime Stoppers hotline, submit a Ministry of Public Security website and via Facebook.