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Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Details

                    Monday, 7/4/2022
Vernie Lee Hunt
Up To $3,000 Reward
RACE: White SEX: Male DOB: 4/1/1970
HEIGHT: 5'6" WEIGHT: 160    
AKA: Vernon Lee Hunt, Lee Hunt
SMT: Tattoos on chest, back, abdomen, left arm, and left leg. Scar on upper right arm.
FBI #: 29531TA7
SID #: TX05050808, LA0002909359, CA29805908
TDC #: 01573020
WANTED FOR: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Assault, Indecency with a Child by Contact, Terroristic Threat, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Burglary of a Building, Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements, Evading Arrest, and Failure to Identify
DATE     
CAPTURED:
2/18/2022
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Alice, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Texas DPS CID, Texas DPS Highway Patrol
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Vernie HUNT, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was arrested by DPS Special Agents and Texas Highway Patrol on February 18, 2022, following a traffic stop in Alice, Texas. In 2000, HUNT was convicted of Burglary of a Building and sentenced to two years' confinement in a TDCJ prison. In 2001, he was convicted of Indecency with a Child by Contact after an incident involving an 11-year-old boy. He subsequently was sentenced to four years' confinement. In 2009, he was convicted of Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements and was sentenced to an additional three years' confinement. He was discharged from TDCJ in December 2011. HUNT had been wanted since May 10, 2021, after the Jim Wells County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for his arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. The arrest was not the result of 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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