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Texas DPS Top 10 fugitive caught in San Antonio

Felix Velasquez Jr. Felix Velasquez Jr.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A suspected gang member on the Texas Department of Public Safety 10 Most Wanted list has been caught in San Antonio.

DPS on Wednesday announced the arrest of 30-year-old Felix Velasquez Jr.

Velasquez, who's accused of being part of the prison-based Texas Mafia, was sought over a March 17 attack on South Padre Island. The male victim survived the beating and stabbing.

DPS says Tuesday's arrest of Velasquez led to the seizure of 6 handguns, an assault rifle, body armor, plus heroin, cocaine and marijuana.

He's facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful carrying of a weapon, theft of property, criminal mischief, possession of marijuana, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance and evading arrest.

Two other suspected gang members were also arrested. Further details weren't immediately released.


Online: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/Texas10MostWanted/

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