DPS NewsFebruary 19, 2020
Fugitive from Edinburg Added to Texas Most Wanted List
March 22, 2023
DPS Offers Safety Reminders for Spring Break
March 13, 2023
DPS Urges Texans to Avoid Spring Break Travel to Mexico
March 10, 2023
Recent Press Releases
- March 22, 2023AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Cesar Soto-Bolanos, of Edinburg, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders List. Crime Stoppers is now offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to his arrest. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
- March 15, 2023AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Senate confirmed Larry Long as the fifth member of the Public Safety Commission (PSC). The confirmation follows Long’s appointment by Texas Governor Greg Abbott last month. His term will expire on Jan. 1, 2028.
- March 13, 2023The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding everyone of some simple tips to help keep all Texans safe this spring break. Now through March 19, the Texas Highway Patrol is increasing its presence on the roads as part of a spring break and St. Patrick’s Day enforcement campaign. Troopers will be out looking for people who are violating traffic laws as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort).
- March 10, 2023AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to avoid traveling to Mexico during spring break, and beyond, due to the ongoing violence throughout that country.
- March 6, 2023AUSTIN – Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Salomon Marquez is this month’s Featured Fugitive. The reward for information leading to his arrest is increased to $4,000 during the month of March if the tip is received this month.
- February 22, 2023AUSTIN – Two of Texas’ 10 Most Wanted offenders are back in custody. Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Marlon Washington was arrested February 8. Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Jerry Neiss was arrested February 13. No Crime Stoppers reward will be paid in either arrest.
- February 16, 2023AUSTIN – The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) along with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented three Lifesaving Awards and a Medal of Merit at the PSC meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16, at DPS Headquarters in Austin.
- February 10, 2023AUSTIN – Super Bowl LVII features the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles, but everyone can be a MVP by making safety their number one game plan on Super Bowl Sunday. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) reminds football fans, and anyone out on the roads, to please drive responsibly.