Reward for Sex Offender Increased

An $8,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to the arrest of a wanted sex offender from Spring, Texas. 

Juan Carlos Pena has a violent criminal past and is wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender.  The 50-year-old has ties to the McAllen and Houston areas, as well as Mexico.  His criminal history includes aggravated sexual assault and aggravated robbery.  Pena has been known to work in computer related jobs.

Authorities said is is 5’6’’ and weighs approximately 175 pounds.  He also has tattoos, including “Yolanda My Love” on his right wrist, a unicorn and “Charlie” on his upper left arm, and a skull and eagle on his upper back.

If you see him, contact Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-252-8477.  All tips are anonymous.