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Another Texas 10 Most Wanted Captured Sex Offender

                    Sunday, 9/25/2022
William Eugene Bird
Up To $3,000 Reward
RACE: White SEX: Male DOB: 4/9/1968
HEIGHT: 5'7" WEIGHT: 160    
AKA: Will Bird
SMT: Tattoos on chest, back, and both arms. Scar on abdomen. Occasionally wears glasses.
FBI #: 589910XA4
SID #: TX04759680
TDC #: 01899538
WANTED FOR: Probation Violation (Original Offense: Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements with a Previous Conviction)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Indecency with a Child by Exposure, Assault Causes Bodily Injury, Injury to a Child, Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements, Interfering with Emergency Request for Assistance, Possession of Marijuana
DATE     
CAPTURED:
8/24/2022
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Austin, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Austin PD, Bastrop Co SO
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

William BIRD, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was arrested on August 24, 2022, by the Austin Police Department following a traffic stop. Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest. In 2012, BIRD was convicted of Indecency with a Child by Exposure after an incident involving a 10-year-old girl. He subsequently was sentenced to six years of confinement. In 2014, he was convicted of Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements and sentenced to another four years of confinement. In 2021, he was convicted of Injury of a Child and was sentenced to one year of confinement. During the same year, he was also convicted of Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements with a Previous Conviction and received six years' probation. BIRD had been wanted since October 14, 2021, after the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for his arrest for Probation Violation. BIRD’s arrest was the result of tip information received through Texas Crime Stoppers and 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.

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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