$8,000 reward offered for arrest of sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased the reward for information leading to the arrest of Manuel Raul Maese, 62, to $8,000.

According to DPS, Maese is considered a high-risk sex offender and is wanted for indecent exposure and failure to comply with sex offender registration. 

DPS said Maese, who is described as a 5'9, 210 pound Hispanic male, has a long history of working as a commercial truck driver and goes by the name "Manny".

DPS said the $8,000 reward will be given to anyone with information leading to his arrest during the month of June.

You can submit your anonymous tips by either calling the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477) or texting the letters “DPS”, followed by your tip, to 274637 (CRIMES).

For more information on Maese or other wanted criminals you can go to the DPS website.

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