April 18, 2018
Media and Communications Office
Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive,
Gang Member from Austin
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety
(DPS) has added Paulo Sandalio Guillen, 31, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted
Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for
information leading to his capture. Guillen, affiliated with a clique of the
Tango Blast gang, is wanted for parole violation and felon in possession of a
firearm. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.
Guillen has been wanted since August 2017 and has
ties to Austin (his last known address), San Antonio and Houston. In March
2010, Guillen was convicted in Travis County of aggravated assault and burglary
of a habitation. Guillen’s criminal history also includes unlawful possession
of a weapon by a felon, possession of prohibited weapons, and possession of
is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He has tattoos of
a star on the right side of his head and on his lower right leg; “512” behind
his right ear; “44” on his upper left cheek; a teardrop on his upper right
cheek; and numerous other tattoos on his arms, neck, shoulders, and chest. For
more information or updates in the event of his arrest, see his wanted bulletin.
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. Last year, Texas Crime Stoppers paid $61,000 in total rewards for
anonymous tips that resulted in arrests.
To be eligible for the
cash rewards, tipsters MUST provide information to authorities using one of the
five following methods:
- 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 by clicking the “SUBMIT A TIP”
link (under the “About” section).
- Submit a tip through the
DPS Mobile App. The app is currently available for iPhone users on the Apple App Store and
for Android users on Google Play.
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. Do not attempt
to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.
### (HQ 2018-032)