$5,000 reward offered for Laredo fugitive



AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Iris Iliana Rodriguez, 25, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to her capture. Rodriguez is wanted for indecency with a child, harassment and unlawful restraint. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Rodriguez has strong ties to Laredo and Mexico. She has previously been employed as a counselor in the Laredo area. For more information and updates in the event of her arrest, please view her wanted bulletin at: dps.texas.gov/Texas- 10MostWanted/fugitiveDetails. aspx?id=276.

Rodriguez is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. She has a scar on her leg and shoulder. 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.

To be eligible for the cash rewards, there are five different ways to provide anonymous tips:

• 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 at www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted 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: (itunes.apple.com/us/app/texas-dps/ id902092368?mt=8) and for Android users on Google Play: (play. google.com/store/apps/ details?id=com.microassist. texasdps&hl=en).

All tips are anonymous – regardless of how they are submitted.

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 www.dps. texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.

Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.

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