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Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Details

                    Saturday, 9/24/2022
Columbus Eric Johnson
Up To $3,000 Reward
RACE: Black SEX: Male DOB: 1/10/1964
HEIGHT: 6'4" WEIGHT: 260    
AKA: CC Johnson
SMT: Scars on abdomen and left wrist.
FBI #: 324319FA8
SID #: TX03038803
TDC #: 00610109
WANTED FOR: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Parole Violation (Original Offense: Murder)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Murder, Sexual Assault of a Child, Theft of Service
DATE     
CAPTURED:
9/8/2022
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Rosenberg, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Texas DPS CID, Rosenberg PD, U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Columbus JOHNSON, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was arrested on September 8, 2022, in Rosenberg, Texas. Working off investigative information, members of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force, Rosenberg Police Department officers, and DPS Special Agents assigned to the Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) Center in Houston, arrested JOHNSON at a location in Rosenberg.In 1982, JOHNSON was convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child after an incident involving an 11-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 10 years of confinement. In 1992, he was convicted of Murder and received a life sentence, but was released on parole in 2013.JOHNSON had been wanted since January 31, 2022, after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a warrant for his arrest for Parole Violation. Additionally, on March 15, 2022, the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for his arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.JOHNSON’s 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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