Sharp, TX most wanted, in custody
Harold Monroe Sharp, listed on the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted list since September 2008, has been found in a jail in Orange County, Fla. He had been arrested on several charges in Florida in May under an alias. A call to the Texas Crime Stoppers program alerted Texas authorities that Sharp was in jail in Florida under an assumed name.
Monroe is wanted in Texas on warrants including evading arrest, possession of a firearm by a felon and assault.
For information on those remaining on the list, see the DPS Web site at www.txdps.state.tx.us/wanted/index.htm. Texas Crime Stoppers will give a $1,000 cash reward to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of these fugitives. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of fugitives should call 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). The Crime Stoppers hotline is open 24 hours a day. You do not have to give your name when calling.
DPS urges caution around these fugitives. “Any fugitive should be considered armed and dangerous,” said Steven McCraw, director of the DPS. “You should never attempt to apprehend these fugitives yourself.”