Texas Department of Public Safety discontinues Blue Alert for Wise County Man

Call (940) 627-5971 for any tips

Royce Edward Wood
Royce Edward Wood (KSAT)

WISE COUNTY, TexasUpdate 2:50 p.m 6/16/2021: The Blue Alert has been discontinued. Check back for more information.

(Original Story)

The Texas Department of Public Safety issued a statewide Blue Alert on Tuesday for Royce Edward Wood, from Wise County.

A blue alert is issued by DPS for people who have either killed or seriously injured a law enforcement officer.

Wood was last seen on Highway 287 and FM 407 in Rhome, Texas, at around 8 p.m. on Jun. 13, according to DPS.

DPS described Wood as a 43-year-old male, who is six foot two inches tall, weighs 200 pounds and is bald.

Police say Wood was last seen on foot wearing a baseball cap with a camouflaged bandana around it, black sunglasses, vest, green shirt and shorts.

To report any information to The Wise County Sheriff’s Office, call (940) 627-5971.


About the Author:

Emily Martin is a digital producer trainee at KSAT. She earned a journalism degree from Texas State University, where she was news director at KTSW, the campus radio station. She has also interned at KXAN and KUT in Austin.