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Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Details

                    Friday, 7/1/2022
John Anthony Rangel
Up To $3,000 Reward
RACE: White (Hispanic) SEX: Male DOB: 8/21/1990
HEIGHT: 5'6" WEIGHT: 170    
AKA: Punk, Punke
SMT: Tattoos on chest, back, abdomen, left arm, and left wrist.
FBI #: 207184LC9
SID #: TX07665538
TDC #: 02137569
WANTED FOR: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender X2, Parole Violation (Original Offenses: Indecency with a Child by Exposure X3)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Indecency with a Child by Exposure, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Burglary of a Building, Evading Arrest, DWI, and Theft of Property
DATE     
CAPTURED:
10/22/2021
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Harlingen, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Texas DPS CID, Texas DPS Highway Patrol
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

John RANGEL, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was captured on October 22, 2021, in Harlingen, Texas. Working off investigative information, DPS Special Agents coordinated with the Texas DPS Highway Patrol to conduct a traffic stop on RANGEL after he was seen leaving a Harlingen residence. RANGEL was arrested following the traffic stop.In 2013, RANGEL was convicted of two counts of Burglary of a Building and sentenced to nine months’ confinement. In 2017, he was convicted of three counts of Indecency with a Child by Exposure after incidents involving a 15-year-old girl. He was given three 5-year sentences to be served concurrently and was released on parole in September 2018.RANGEL had been wanted since May 2019 after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a Parole Violation warrant for his arrest. On October 20, 2020, the Texas DPS Criminal Investigation Division in Brownsville issued a warrant for his arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. On August 24, 2021, the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for his arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.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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