Reward Increased to $10,000 for Most Wanted Fugitive
AUSTIN, March 16, 2016 - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Israel Aguirre, 34, has increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of March. Aguirre, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, is wanted for murder in connection with a 2002 homicide in Kaufman County. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
Aguirre is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds. He has tattoos on his chest and left arm. He also may go by the aliases Israel Aguirre Jaimez, Israel Aguirre-Jaimez or Israel Jaimez Carmona. (Photo above is from 2001.)
Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, 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.
To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters must provide information to authorities using one of the five following methods:
DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. You can find the current lists – with photos – on the DPS website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.
Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.