AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Charles Simpson, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Simpson is wanted for parole violation and failure to comply as a sex offender. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
Simpson's last known address was in Houston, and he has ties to the Houston area, including Missouri City. In 1990, he was convicted in Harris County of sexually assaulting a 35-year-old woman. In 1993, Simpson was convicted of delivery of a controlled substance and received a 25-year prison sentence. For more information or updates in the event of his arrest, see his wanted bulletin at www.dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/SexOffenderDetails.aspx?id=335.
Simpson is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds. He has tattoos on his hands, arms and chest, and may be wearing earrings.
Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor's Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.
To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters must provide information to authorities using one of the five following methods:
- Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
- Text the letters "DPS" – followed by your tip – to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.
- Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture.
- Submit a Facebook tip at http://www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link (under the "About" section).
- Submit a tip through the DPS Mobile App. The app is currently available for iPhone users on the Apple App Store: (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/texas-dps/id902092368?mt=8) and for Android users on Google Play: (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microassist.texasdps&hl=en).
All tips are anonymous – regardless of how they are submitted, and tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.
DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders lists. You can find the current lists – with photos – on the DPS website at /texas10mostwanted/.
Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.
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