AUSTIN – Officials are looking for a man who has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said Johnny Garcia, 35, who is a Texas Mexican Mafia gang member, is sought for parole violation and kidnapping.
Garcia, whose last known address was in Kirby and has ties to San Antonio, Bexar County and Dallas, has a criminal history that includes convictions for assault, weapons offenses and drugs.
The DPS said Garcia was also convicted in 2009 of assaulting a corrections officer while he was incarcerated in 2006.
Garcia was paroled in 2014 and has been wanted since April. In May, an arrest warrant was issued for him related to a kidnapping incident.
Garcia is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall and 210 pounds. He has numerous tattoos, including “Mexicano” on his neck, “XIII” on his abdomen, “Garcia” on his back, “Red Dog” on his left leg and a tear drop near his left eye.
Garcia may also go by nicknames "Johnny Loco" or "Red Dog."
The DPS is offering a cash reward up to $7,500 for information leading to Garcia's capture. Anyone with information on his whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-252-8477.