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Violent gang member with ties to Dallas wanted by authorities

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 11:55am

The Texas Department of Public Safey has added a man to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List.

DPS officials added Gus Matthew Soto, 28, and are offering a $7,500 reward for information leading to his arrest. All tips can be offered anonymously.

Soto is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 225 pounds. He has various tattoos, including: “Soto” across his upper back; “Perdoname Madre Por Mi Vida Loca” across his chest; two teardrops on his left cheek; “Torez” on the inside of his left forearm; a demon face with horns on his right arm; “Alexis” on the right side of his neck; and the Houston Texans team logo on the right side of his neck.

The Texas Syndicate gang member has a violent criminal past and is wanted for parole violation and aggravated robbery. Soto’s criminal history includes robbery, assault causing bodily injury, assault of a public servant, drug possession, violation of protective order and criminal trespass.

Soto is wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for his alleged participation in an aggravated robbery that occurred at a residence in Spring, where Soto and an accomplice allegedly assaulted and robbed the victim at gunpoint.

Soto has relatives and friends living in Dallas, Spring and The Woodlands, and he has held jobs in landscaping.  

 For more information, please view his wanted bulletin at Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Details.

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. There are four different ways to provide anonymous tips:

  • Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
  • Text "DPS" -followed by your tip- to 274637 (CRIMES) from you cell phone.
  • Submit a web tip throught the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture.
  • Submit a Facebook tip by clicking the “SUBMIT A TIP” link (under the “About” section).

All calls, texts, e-mails and Facebook messages are anonymous. 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
Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.



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