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Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Details

                    Monday, 12/9/2019
Russell Scott Ford
Up To $3,000 Reward
RACE: White SEX: Male DOB: 8/2/1962
HEIGHT: 5'9" WEIGHT: 185    
AKA: None
SMT: Tattoos on back, right shoulder, left forearm, and right arm. Scars on nose, right hand, and left knee.
FBI #: 512138FA6
SID #: TX03546858
TDC #: 00796396
WANTED FOR: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Parole Violation (Original Offense: Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Evading Arrest or Detention, Burglary of Habitation, Driving While Intoxicated-3rd or More
DATE     
CAPTURED:
12/2/2019
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Beaumont, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Texas DPS CID, Texas DPS Highway Patrol
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Russell Scott FORD, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was captured on December 2, 2019, in Beaumont, Texas.Working off investigative information, DPS CID Special Agents located and arrested FORD at a business in Beaumont. DPS Highway Patrol also provided assistance in the investigation.In 1997, FORD was convicted in Jefferson County of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child following an incident involving a 3-year-old boy. He was subsequently sentenced to 30 years in TDCJ prison.FORD had been wanted since March 2019 after a parole violation warrant was issued for his arrest by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. An additional warrant had also been issued by the Beaumont Police Department for FORD’s arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.The arrest was not the result of tip information received through Texas Crime Stoppers, so no 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.

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.


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