HOUSTON The reward for a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive has increased to $20,000 for information leading to his capture, if the tip comes in during the month of May.

Benjamin Dominguez, 47, is this month s featured fugitive and a Barrio Azteca gang member with an extensive criminal past, officials said. He is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender and a parole violation.

Investigators said Dominguez is believed to be a transient. He has lived in El Paso; Socorro, Texas; Las Cruces, N.M.; and Modesto, Calif.

His criminal history includes indecency with a child, assault causing bodily injury, possession of a controlled substance and burglary.

Click here to see his wanted bulletin.

Texas Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.

Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). You can also text the letters DPS followed by your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.

All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

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