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Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Details

                    Thursday, 12/8/2022
Catarino Nino Chavez III
Up To $5,000 Reward
RACE: White (Hispanic) SEX: Male DOB: 5/10/1962
HEIGHT: 5'3" WEIGHT: 190    
AKA: Nino Chavez
SMT: Tattoos on chest and both arms. Scars on forehead and both arms.
FBI #: 922596V10
SID #: TX02718299
TDC #: 01332869
WANTED FOR: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Parole Violation (Original Offenses: Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child X2, Indecency with a Child X2)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child X2, Attempted Aggravated Assault of a Child, Indecency with a Child X2, Assault Causes Bodily Injury, Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements, Violation of Sex Offender Registration, Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Larceny
DATE     
CAPTURED:
11/17/2022
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Dallas, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Texas DPS CID, U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force, Grand Prairie PD, Mansfield PD, Dallas County DA's Office, TDCJ-OIG
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Catarino CHAVEZ, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was captured on November 17, 2022, in Dallas, Texas. Working off investigative information, members of the U.S. Marshals North Texas Fugitive Task Force, including DPS Special Agents, located and arrested CHAVEZ. Grand Prairie Police Department, Mansfield Police Department, Dallas County DA’s Office, and TDCJ-OIG all assisted in the multi-agency fugitive investigation.In 1998, CHAVEZ was convicted of Attempted Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and sentenced to five years of confinement. In 2005, he was convicted of two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and two counts of Indecency with a Child following incidents involving a 13-year-old girl and 14-year-old girl. He subsequently received 20 years of confinement for each charge. He was released on parole in June 2021.CHAVEZ had been wanted since May 2022, after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a warrant for his arrest for Parole Violation. Additionally, in August 2022, the Grand Prairie Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.CHAVEZ’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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