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Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Details

                    Sunday, 9/26/2021
Dakevian Beniot Scroggins
Up To $7,500 Reward
RACE: Black SEX: Male DOB: 5/6/1994
HEIGHT: 6'2" WEIGHT: 170    
AKA: Dakevian Benoit Scroggins
SMT: Tattoos on upper left and right arms.
FBI #: 835691TD1
SID #: TX50231109
TDC #: 02078263
WANTED FOR: Capital Murder, Evading Arrest/Detention, Parole Violation (Original Offenses: Assault Against a Public Servant, Prohibited Weapon)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
N/A
CCH: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Assault Against a Public Servant, Prohibited Weapon, Evading Arrest/Detention, Possession of Marijuana, Failure to ID, Criminal Mischief, and Criminal Trespass
DATE     
CAPTURED:
7/24/2021
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Tyler, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Smith Co SO, Tyler PD, U.S. Marshals Service
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Dakevian SCROGGINS, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, was captured on July 24, 2021, in Tyler, Texas. Working off investigative information, multiple agencies from the East Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) Center, including the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Tyler Police Department, and U.S. Marshals Service, arrested and located SCROGGINS at an apartment complex. In 2014, SCROGGINS was convicted of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon and received probation. In 2016, SCROGGINS was convicted of Assault Against a Public Servant and sentenced to 4 years' confinement. Additionally, his probation was revoked and he was sentenced to 8 years' confinement. He was released on parole in March 2018. SCROGGINS had been wanted since September 2019 after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a Parole Violation warrant for his arrest. Approximately two months later, the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office issued an Evading Arrest/Detention warrant. On June 2, 2021, the Tyler Police Department issued a Capital Murder warrant for SCROGGINS’ arrest in connection to a shooting committed during a robbery on May 13, 2021 that resulted in the death of a Tyler man.The arrest was not from information received through Crime Stoppers.

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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