AUSTIN– The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Rickey Lynn Johnson, 31, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $7,500 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture. All tips can be offered anonymously.
The Crips gang member has relatives and friends living inDallas, and he is currently wanted for Parole Violation. Johnson’s criminal history includes Terroristic Threat, Criminal Mischief, Possession of Marijuana, Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance, and Exhibition of a Firearm in a School Zone.
Johnson is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 211 pounds. His tattoos include “DIXON” on his abdomen; “100%”/“TIFFANY” on the back of his left hand; “GRINDIN” on the back of his right hand; and “CRIP” on his inside right forearm. For more information, including additional photos and tattoos, please view his wanted poster at:
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. There are four different ways to provide anonymous tips:
- 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 http://www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted by clicking the “SUBMIT A TIP” link (under the “About” section).
All calls, texts, e-mails and Facebook messages are anonymous.
DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. To view the current lists—with photos—visit the DPS website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.
Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.