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Another Texas 10 Most Wanted Captured Fugitive

                    Tuesday, 9/21/2021
Xavier Montreal Benard
Up To $7,500 Reward
RACE: Black SEX: Male DOB: 4/8/1990
HEIGHT: 5'8" WEIGHT: 145    
AKA: Xavier Montrell Benard, Xavier Montreal Bernard, Za, Mr. Za, Mr. Za Izreal
SMT: Tattoos on face, neck, chest, abdomen, and left and right arms.
FBI #: 92547NC7
SID #: TX07792945
TDC #: 02066141
WANTED FOR: Promoting Prostitution w/Previous Conviction, Parole Violation (Original Offenses: Firearm Smuggling, Manufacturing/Delivering a Controlled Substance)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
Crips
CCH: Aggravated Robbery, Firearm Smuggling, Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, Promoting Prostitution, Manufacturing/Delivering a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Criminal Trespass
DATE     
CAPTURED:
9/3/2021
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Houston, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force, Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) TAC Unit
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Xavier Montreal BENARD, affiliated with the 52 Hoover Gangster Crips gang, was captured on September 3, 2021, in Houston, Texas. Working off investigative information, members of the USMS Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force, including DPS Special Agents, located and arrested BENARD at a location on the north side of Houston. In addition, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) TAC Unit, Texas Highway Patrol, TDCJ OIG, and the Fort Bend County DA’s Office all provided assistance in the multi-agency investigation.In 2005, BENARD was convicted of Aggravated Robbery and sentenced to 4 years’ confinement in a TDCJ prison. In 2016, BENARD was convicted of two counts of Manufacturing/Delivering a Controlled Substance, while in 2018 he was convicted of Firearm Smuggling. He was released on parole in May 2019. BENARD had been wanted since October 4, 2019, after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a Parole Violation warrant for his arrest. Additionally, on October 7, 2019, the HCSO issued a warrant for his arrest for Failure to Appear (Original Offense: Promoting Prostitution with Previous Conviction).The arrest was not from 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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