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Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Details

                    Friday, 7/1/2022
Joseph Scott Burton
Up To $7,500 Reward
RACE: Black SEX: Male DOB: 2/21/1985
HEIGHT: 5'9" WEIGHT: 170    
AKA: Joe Burton, Jojo, Yung Swift
SMT: Tattoos on neck, back, chest, abdomen, both arms, right hand, and right leg. Scar on head and left cheek.
FBI #: 29974LB6
SID #: TX06270165
TDC #: 02334629
WANTED FOR: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, and Parole Violation (Original Offense: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon)
GANG     
AFFILIATIONS:
Gangster Disciples
CCH: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Terroristic Threat, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Theft of Property, Forgery, Burglary, Failure to Identify, Evading Arrest, and Contempt of Court
DATE     
CAPTURED:
5/2/2022
CAPTURE  
LOCATION:
Houston, Texas
CAPTURING
AGENCY:
Houston PD, Sugar Land PD
CAUTION: Subject should be considered ARMED and DANGEROUS!
CAPTURE DETAILS:

Joseph BURTON, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive affiliated with the Gangster Disciples gang, was captured on May 2, 2022, in Houston, Texas. Following an attempt to evade in a motor vehicle, BURTON was located and arrested by Houston Police Department and Sugar Land Police Department officers.In 2017, he was given two sentences of two years' confinement after convictions for Theft of Property and Forgery. In 2020, he was convicted of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and sentenced to an additional two years' confinement. He was released on parole in April 2021. One month later, he was arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and subsequently bonded out.BURTON had been wanted since September 17, 2021, after the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office issued warrants for his arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Additionally, on October 1, 2021, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a warrant for his arrest for Parole Violation.BURTON’s arrest was not from tip information received through 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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