POSTED: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 3:36pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 1, 2013 - 3:53pm
AUSTIN, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — The Department of Public Safety has increased the reward money on one of its Most Wanted Fugitives in the state.
The reward money has increased over $17,000 for information leading to the arrest of Ernesto Alonso Garcia, 30, a permanent resident, but whose last known address was in Edinburg, Texas.
Garcia is wanted for the 2011 stabbing of two men, one of whom died as a result of his injuries. He is also a Texas Syndicate gang member and has a violent criminal history.
He is described as being 5'10" tall, weighing 155 lbs., is known to go by two nicknames, Rooster and Gallito, and has Garcia tattooed onhis back.
If you have any information on the whereabout of Garcia please call Crime Stoppers hotline at 1.800.252.8477.