DPS: Officers Arrest Texas Mexican Mafia Member

A violent gang member on the Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted list has been caught in South Texas.

DPS officials said John Guevara, 48, was captured in Victoria. A tip led to the Texas Mexican Mafia member who was wanted for parole violation.

Officials said the tipster will be receive a reward of up to $7,500 for information that led to Tuesday's capture of Guevara at a residence.

Investigators said Guevara has an extensive criminal history including convictions for assault with a deadly weapon, burglary, robbery, drug counts and parole violation.

Guevara was paroled in 2012. A warrant was issued for him in mid-2013 for parole violation related to a 1997 aggravated robbery in Hallettsville.


See Texas' 10 Most Wanted: www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/

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