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$7,500 reward being offered for Texas Most Wanted Fugitive

Robert Allen Kotlar (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety) Robert Allen Kotlar (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety)

From the Texas Department of Public Safety:

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has addedRobert Allen Kotlar, 54, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cashreward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to hiscapture. Kotlar has a violent criminal past, and is wanted for paroleviolation. All tips can be offered anonymously.

Kotlar is believed to be in the Austin area and possibly homeless;although his last known address was in Houston. He has family in the Texascities of Denton, Bay City, Louise, and in Tucson, Ariz. Kotlar has a lengthycriminal history that includes arrests for assault, burglary, larceny, theft ofproperty, vehicle theft and forgery.

Kotlar is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 195pounds. He is also known to go by the names Paul Wayne Conners and Murdock. Hehas numerous tattoos on his hands, arms, legs and stomach. For moreinformation, see his wanted bulletin.

Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor's CriminalJustice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides informationthat leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sexoffenders.

There are four 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 http://www.facebook.com/texas10mostwanted by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link (under the "About" section).
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