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Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Details

                    Monday, 7/15/2024
Michael Paredes
Up To $7,500 Reward
RACE: White (Hispanic) SEX: Male DOB: 8/12/1977
HEIGHT: 5'10" WEIGHT: 265    
AKA: Popcorn, Popkorn
SMT: Tattoos on head, face, neck, chest, abdomen, both arms, and both legs. A mole on nose.
FBI #: 619443CB8
SID #: TX05614650
TDC #: 02166684
WANTED FOR: Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Burglary of a Vehicle, Parole Violation (Original Offense: Possession of Controlled Substance; Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information (x2))
CCH: Aggravated Robbery, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Assault Causes Bodily Injury to Family Member, Burglary of Habitation, Evade Arrest/Detention with a Vehicle/Watercraft with Previous Conviction, Evading Arrest/Detention with a Vehicle, Evading Arrest/Detention, Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance
DATE     
CAPTURED:
2/15/2024
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
San Antonio, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Texas DPS CID, TDCJ-OIG
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Michael PAREDES, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive affiliated with the Tango Orejon gang, was captured on February 15, 2024, in San Antonio, Texas. Working off investigative information, DPS Special Agents and TDCJ-Office of Inspector General (OIG), located and arrested PAREDES.In 2012, PAREDES was convicted of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and subsequently sentenced to four years confinement. In 2014, PAREDES was convicted of Evading Arrest/Detention with a Vehicle and subsequently sentenced to two years confinement. In 2017, he was convicted of two counts of Fraud Use/Possession of Identifying Information and Possession of Controlled Substance and subsequently sentenced to 12 years confinement for each offense to be served concurrently.PAREDES had been wanted since August 2022, after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a warrant for his arrest for Parole Violation. Additionally, on September 27, 2022, warrants were issued out of Bexar County for his arrest for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Burglary of a Vehicle.PAREDES’ 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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