Wanted for Escape by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Office of Inspector General

NOTICE TO ARRESTING AGENCY:  Warrant must be verified with ORI agency. Subject should be considered armed and dangerous. The public should not attempt to apprehend. If located, contact your local law enforcement at 911.

Jose Juan Salaz

ALIASES: Jose Juan Olvera
SEX: Male HEIGHT: 5′7″ TDCJ #: 00762622
RACE: White WEIGHT: 155 lbs SID #: 05647151
DOB: 04/29/1975 EYES: Brown OIG CASE#: 97-0595
COMPLEXION:   HAIR: Black FBI #: 576506DB8
NATIONALITY: U.S. Citizen/Hispanic Descent WARRANT #:  
Tattoo of letter "J" on web of left hand; Gunshot Scars RT Leg, LFT Leg & Torso
OFFENSE: On March 22, 1997, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Salaz escaped from the outside recreation yard of the TDCJ Garza East Unit in Beeville, Texas, by climbing over three 16-foot razor wire topped perimeter security fences. Salaz remains at-large today and has been profiled on segments of "America's Most Wanted", as well as numerous local channel news broadcasts throughout South Texas.
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If arrested or whereabouts known, notify the TDCJ Office of the Inspector General at (936) 437-5148
or TDCJ-OIG Crime Stoppers at (800) 832-8477 (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., after hours please leave message).