One of Texas' Ten Most Wanted Fugitives Believed to be in Lawton - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

One of Texas' Ten Most Wanted Fugitives Believed to be in Lawton

Officers believe a convicted sexual offender and member of the Texas Ten Most Wanted Fugitive List is in Lawton, OK. Officials are searching Gwen Komahcheet, also known as "Bitty Bot" and Chief". Komacheet is a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma.

Officials believe Komacheet is in Lawton, because he has family in the Lawton area, he frequently visits casinos and they have received tips that he has been seen on the Indian reservation in Lawton.

Komahcheet was released from prison after serving 24 years of a 75 year sentence for aggravated rape with a firearm. He has been on the run since 2004. Harboring a fugitive can lead to state and/or federal charges, with sentences varying from five to 10 years in prison. Anyone found to have been helping Komahcheet avoid arrest will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

· In Texas, Komahcheet is wanted for a parole violation.

· In Oklahoma, he is wanted for failure to register as a sex offender.

· Komahcheet also has a federal warrant issued by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Click the link below for more information:

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/wanted/topTenFugitives.htm#;view=Details/fugitive=4

Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in three different ways:

· 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 tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture to submit a web tip. 

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • breaking

    Trump cancels North Korea summit

    Trump cancels North Korea summit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:50:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:58:12 GMT

    "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," according to a statement released by the White House on Thursday.

    "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," according to a statement released by the White House on Thursday.

  • North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:51:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:52:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.
  • Airmen used LSD at nuclear missile base, Air Force records show

    Airmen used LSD at nuclear missile base, Air Force records show

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:41:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:45:08 GMT

    A report by the Associated Press revealed at least six airmen guarding some of the world’s most powerful nuclear missiles were buying, distributing or using the illegal hallucinogen LSD.  

    A report by the Associated Press revealed at least six airmen guarding some of the world’s most powerful nuclear missiles were buying, distributing or using the illegal hallucinogen LSD.  

Powered by Frankly