October 10, 2017
Media and Communications Office
Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, Suspect in Sherman Murder
AUSTIN – The Texas
Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Reginald “Reggie” Vernard Campbell,
24, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward of up to
$5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Campbell is
wanted for capital murder and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. All tips
are guaranteed to be anonymous.
ties to Columbia, South Carolina; Fayetteville, North Carolina; and New York
(including Yonkers and New York City). He also resided in the Corpus Christi
area for a period of time in 2016.
On Aug. 11,
2017, Campbell was allegedly involved in a robbery at the Quality Suites hotel
in Sherman that resulted in the front desk clerk being fatally shot. An
investigation led authorities to arrest two female accomplices and identify
Campbell as the masked suspect in the robbery and murder. On Aug. 23, 2017, law
enforcement authorities encountered Campbell near Columbia, South Carolina
(Richland County); however, Campbell assaulted the officers and escaped.
Campbell is 6 feet tall and weighs
approximately 170 pounds. He has tattoos covering both arms, his fingers, and
left hand. Campbell has also been known to go by the name “Johnny.” For more
information or updates in the event of his arrest, see his wanted bulletin at: http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/MostWanted/fugitiveDetails?id=383.
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.