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What we know about Oscar Rosales, the suspect in 'savage' shooting death of Pct. 5 Cpl. Charles Galloway

"He's a very dangerous individual and we're gonna move his butt off the streets as soon as we can," Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said.

HOUSTON — Jan. 27 Update: Rosales was arrested in Mexico, across the border from Del Rio, on Wednesday, Jan. 26, on capital murder charges. He was flown back to Houston where a judge ordered him held without bond.

RELATED: Read more on the arrest of Oscar Rosales

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Houston police say they know who shot and killed a Harris County Precinct 5 corporal over the weekend, but they need help finding him.

Police Chief Troy Finner said Monday they have video evidence showing 51-year-old Oscar Rosales shooting Pct. 5 Cpl. Charles Galloway. Rosales has been charged with capital murder but is still on the run.

Investigators believe Rosales is still in Houston and are following up on every tip they receive.

“Mr. Rosales, you can run but you can not hide,” said Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg.

"This is a ruthless, savage execution and somebody like this needs to be removed from the streets and removed from the streets very quickly. But we cannot do it without the help of the public," Pct. 5 Constable Ted Heap said.

RELATED: Nationwide manhunt underway for suspect in shooting death of Precinct 5 Cpl. Charles Galloway

Who is Oscar Rosales?

  • Described as 'bold and very dangerous' 
  • Believed to be armed
  • Used assault rifle to shoot corporal, HPD says
  • Believed to be still in Houston, but nationwide manhunt underway
  • Known to disguise his appearance
  • May use a different name
  • Born in Mexico, citizen of Guatamala
  • $60,000 reward offered

Finner said they've recovered the white Toyota Avalon that the killer was driving when Cpl. Galloway was gunned down in the 9100 block of Beechnut Street

The chief said two of the suspect's relatives -- common-law wife Reina Marquez and her brother Henri Marquez -- are charged with tampering with evidence in connection with the case. Finner said they were tampering with the Toyota Avalon that Rosales was driving, which has since been recovered. Both are in custody and being held on $100,000 bonds.

Court records show both Reina Marquez and Henri Marquez were arrested on Sunday.

“Anybody who’s assisting him, a felon, and they know he’s a felon wanted for capital murder, we’re coming out for them as well,” Finner said.

Police are hoping the large reward offered for information leading to Rosales' arrest and conviction will encourage someone to come forward. The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders has also joined the search.

"He's a very dangerous individual and we're gonna move his butt off the streets as soon as we can," Finner said.


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