HOUSTON -- The reward for one of Texas’ “10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders” has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture -- if the tip comes in during the month of April.
Juan Carlos Pena, 49, has a violent criminal past and is wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender, according to DPS officials.
Pena’s last known address is in Spring, Texas. He has ties to the McAllen and Houston areas as well as Reynosa, Mexico. Pena may occasionally cross the border between Reynosa and McAllen. He has been known to work in computer-related jobs.
His criminal history includes burglary, assault, DWI and aggravated robbery. Click here for more information.
Pena is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds. His tattoos include “Yolanda My Love” on his right wrist; a unicorn and “Charlie” on his upper left arm; and a skull and eagle on his upper back. He also has scars on his right ankle and abdomen.
Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips by calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477) or texting the letters DPS – followed by your tip – to 274637 (CRIMES).