Reward Increased to $13,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender

By: Texas Department of Public Safety Press Release
By: Texas Department of Public Safety Press Release
The reward for John Arthur Volker, 50, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August.

John Arthur Volker, 50

To be eligible for the cash rewards, there are four different ways to provide anonymous tips:

Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.

AUSTIN – The reward for John Arthur Volker, 50, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August. Volker is wanted for probation violation. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Volker has ties to several cities in the Houston area, including Splendora, Spring, Conroe, Humble and Houston. He has also previously resided in southern California, near Los Angeles and San Diego. His criminal history includes indecency with a child-sexual contact, involving two young girls. For more information and updates in the event of his arrest. View his wanted bulletin in the Related Links section.

Volker is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He has been known to work in restoration jobs.

One offender from the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program is featured each month in hopes the higher reward money from the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division will generate additional tips. The higher reward amount will only be paid if the tip comes in the same month the fugitive is featured. All calls, texts, emails and Facebook tip messages are anonymous.

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.


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