Justin Lane SLATTON, Jr., affiliated with the Latin Kings gang, was taken into custody on September 11, 2016, in San Angelo, Texas. SLATTON was added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list on June 15, 2016.
SLATTON is a suspect in a double shooting that occurred on April 13, 2016, at a residence in Temple, Texas, which resulted in the deaths of two men.
Prior to the shooting, SLATTON had recently served time in TDCJ prison for Theft of Firearm.
On May 6, 2016, the Bell County Sheriff's Office issued two warrants for SLATTON's arrest for Murder. On May 10, 2016, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for his arrest for Burglary of a Building.
SLATTON's apprehension was the result of investigative work which was assisted by a Texas Crime Stoppers tip received in August 2016, so a reward will be paid.
To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters must provide information to authorities using one of the following methods:
• Call the Texas Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477)
• Submit a web tip through the Texas 10 Most Wanted website or Facebook page • Submit a tip through the DPS Mobile App
All tips are anonymous – regardless of how they are submitted, and tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.
Callers’ anonymity is guaranteed by law and you could earn up to the CASH REWARD amount listed for each fugitive.
These fugitives should be considered Armed and Dangerous! Never try to apprehend a fugitive yourself.