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Reward Increased For Fugitive South Texas Sex Offender

Updated: Monday, June 16 2014, 04:48 PM CDT

Law enforcement officials say they want to remind the public that they've increased the reward for a fugitive on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 42-year-old Jerry Holmes is a sex offender who is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, assault and bond surrender forfeiture.

DPS says $13,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

His criminal history includes indecency with a child by exposure and assault.

Holmes has ties to several Harris county cities, including Pearland, Pasadena and Houston. He also has ties to Livingston (Polk County), Shepherd (San Jacinto County) and several Native American tribes in northeastern Oklahoma near Tulsa and Glenpool. Holmes has been known to work in the boating and trucking industries.  

He is described as 5'9", 220 pounds and has tattoos on his right arm, left leg and left hand. He also has a scar on his forehead. Click here for more information.

Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in four different ways:

Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).

Text the letters DPS -- followed by your tip -- to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.

Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture.

Submit a Facebook tip at by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link (under the "About" section).

 All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

(Photos from the Texas Department of Public Safety.)

Reward Increased For Fugitive South Texas Sex Offender

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