AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a $10,000 cash reward for information leading to the capture of a Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitive.
Brian Allen Tucker, a member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas gang, escaped on Tuesday morning from the Hopkins County Jail along with another inmate. He was awaiting trial for capital murder at the time of his escape.
Tucker, 45, is accused of strangling a man to death with shoe laces. He is believed to be driving a stolen black Saturn Vue, with license plates CR6D425. The vehicle contained a .22 caliber derringer pistol. Tucker is considered an armed and dangerous fugitive.
Tucker is 5'7" and weighs approximately 187 pounds. His tattoos include a logger chain around his neck, the words “White Pride” across his shoulders, and a large ram skull on his back. He also has “Drop Dead” tattooed across the back of his head.
DPS said Tucker has relatives and friends living in Sulphur Springs (Hopkins County) and Colorado.
Tucker has an extensive criminal history that includes capital murder, assault, burglary, theft, fraud and DWI.
An additional $10,000 in rewards are being offered by the Lake Country Crime Stoppers and the U.S. Marshals Service.
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All tips can be offered anonymously.