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Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Details

                    Wednesday, 4/24/2024
David Earl Thomas
Up To $3,000 Reward
Picture Name:
Reward Paid!
RACE: Black SEX: Male DOB: 9/11/1960
HEIGHT: 6'0" WEIGHT: 160    
AKA: N/A
SMT: Tattoos on chest, right cheek, and upper left arm. Skin discoloration and birthmarks on abdomen. Scars on abdomen, back, chin, face, forehead, head, left shoulder, left thigh, lower lip, neck, and upper left arm.
FBI #: 799023DA9
SID #: TX02416915
TDC #: 00589904
WANTED FOR: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Burglary of a Habitation w/ Intent to Violate/Abuse Victim Sexually (X2), Robbery, Fail to Comply w/ Sex Offender Duty to Register for Life, Possession of Controlled Substance, Fraud Use/Possession of Identifying Info, Obstruction/Retaliation, Resisting Arrest
DATE     
CAPTURED:
5/17/2023
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Lubbock, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Lubbock Co SO
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

David THOMAS, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was captured on May 17, 2023, after the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested him in Lubbock, Texas.In 1982, THOMAS, a high-risk sex offender, was convicted of Burglary of a Habitation with the Intent to Violate or Abuse the Victim Sexually following an incident involving a 15-year-old girl. He subsequently was sentenced to five years’ confinement in prison. In 1989, he was convicted of the same offense, this time against an 11-year-old girl, and was sentenced to another ten years’ confinement. In the early 1990s, THOMAS was convicted of Theft and received a 25-year sentence in prison. In 2002, he was convicted of Robbery and sentenced to five years’ confinement. He was discharged from TDCJ prison in 2017.THOMAS had been wanted since March 21, 2023, after the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for his arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.THOMAS' arrest was the result of tip information received through Texas Crime Stoppers, so a reward was paid to a tipster.

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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