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Recent Press Releases
- March 2, 2021AUSTIN – Texas 10 Most Wanted Featured Fugitive Marques Jujuan Thompson, 20, is back in custody after being captured on Feb. 23, in Texarkana, Texas. He was added to the Most Wanted list on Jan. 27. A Crime Stoppers reward will not be paid in his arrest.
- February 25, 2021AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking information in the 2001 homicide of James Charles “Jimmy” Schuessler. An increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before the next featured Texas Rangers cold case is announced.
- February 24, 2021AUSTIN – Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Camilo Rodriguez is back in custody after being captured in Mexico on Jan. 30 and extradited to Wharton County, Texas, on Feb. 11.
- Suspension of Motor Carrier Vehicle Hours and Service Requirements under Disaster Declaration Regarding Severe Winter WeatherFebruary 18, 2021Pursuant to Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 390.23 and Chapter 644 of the Texas Transportation Code, Governor Greg Abbott has declared a statewide emergency exists.
- February 12, 2021AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has officially issued the 60-day notice that the COVID-related waiver on expiration dates for driver licenses (DLs) and identification cards (IDs) ends on April 14, 2021.
- DPS Issues Official 60-Day Notification that the Waiver for Certain Private Security Licenses Ends in AprilFebruary 12, 2021AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has officially issued the 60-day notice that the COVID-related waiver on expiration dates and late fee waivers for Private Security Commissioned Security Officers (CSO) and Personal Protection Officers (PPO) will end on April 14, 2021.
- February 11, 2021AUSTIN – The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) along with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented one Purple Heart and eight Lifesaving Awards to members of the Texas Highway Patrol at the PSC meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11, at the DPS Headquarters in Austin.
- February 5, 2021AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that while Super Bowl celebrations may look a little different than years past, safety should still be at the forefront of everyone’s minds. All Texans are encouraged to enjoy the biggest sporting event of the year responsibly.