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Crime Blog: Sex offender wanted for probation violation may be hiding in Houston

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Eric Rivas

by staff

Posted on September 16, 2010 at 5:06 PM

HOUSTON – Crime Stoppers and police are seeking the public’s help finding a man wanted for a motion to revoke his probation.

Eric Rivas is wanted for two felony warrants for violating his probation in Victoria. He is on probation for sexual assault of a child.

Police believe Rivas has fled Victoria and may be hiding out in the Houston area.

Rivas, 22, stands 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.

He has a large tattoo on his right leg.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to Rivas’ arrest.

Tips can be called into the Crime Stoppers hotline at 713-222-TIPS or submitted online at

Tips can also be sent via text message – just text TIP610 plus your info to 274637.