AUSTIN – The Texas
Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Dakota Marcus Stewart, 26, to the
Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward of up to $5,000 is
now being offered for information leading to his capture. Stewart, a high-risk
sex offender, is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender. All tips
are guaranteed to be anonymous.
ties to Tarrant County (including the cities of Mansfield, his last known
address; Fort Worth; and Arlington) and Dallas. In 2009, Stewart was convicted
of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by exposure
after incidents in Tarrant County involving an 11-year-old girl and a
Stewart is 6 feet tall and weighs
approximately 175 pounds. He has a tattoo on his left wrist and scars on his
left hand, back, and face. Stewart is known to provide false and fictitious information,
including different names. For more information or updates in the event of his
arrest, see his wanted bulletin 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. So far in 2017, Texas Crime
Stoppers has paid $51,000 in total rewards for anonymous tips that resulted in
be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST provide information to
authorities using one of the five following methods:
All tips are anonymous – regardless of how they are submitted, and tipsters
will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.
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.