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May 2, 2013 12:01 PM

$20,000 Reward Offered for Featured Texas' Most Wanted Fugitive

AUSTIN - State authorities are now offering a $20,000 reward in the month of May for information leading to the arrest of most wanted fugitive Juan Carlos Marizcal, 34.

Marizcal is wanted for murder, engaging in organized criminal activity and flight to avoid prosecution.

He's a known member of the Texas Mexican Mafia with a violent criminal past which includes; homicide, robbery, assault causing bodily injury, terroristic threat and arson

Officials say he was last known to live in Laredo.

He's 5'8" tall and weighs about 200 lbs. Marizcal's tattoos include: a "joker" on the outside of his right calf, and other tattoos on his neck, chest, right arm and upper left arm.

For more information visit the Texas Department of Public Safety website -

Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in four different ways:
• Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477)
• Text the letters DPS - followed by your tip - to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone
• Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture
• Submit a Facebook tip at by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link (under the "About" section)


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