Fugitive File: December 2

Diana Crawford
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo Police need your help tonight finding 3 fugitives they are looking to lock up.

We open this week's Fugitive File with our Fugitive of the Week, a man wanted by Potter County. Police say 26 year-old Francisco Antonio Benitez is a suspect in the sexual assault of a child he met on the Internet.

Benitez is 5'3" and weighs around 180 pounds. Corporal Sean Slover of the Amarillo Police Department says, "It was fairly recently. All I know about the case right now is that there was some sort of connection made on the Internet, and then they made a connection here in Amarillo."

34 year-old Harold Dewayne Triplett is also on the run. He is wanted by several counties across Texas including Potter, for bond surrender and possession of various narcotics.

Police also need your help finding 43 year-old James Joseph Parkis, on the run since March. Parkis is wanted on five counts of check forgery.

If you have any information about tonight's featured fugitives, call your tips into Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips leading to an arrest could earn you up to $300.