Reward increased for repeat sex offender with ties to San Antonio area

Juan Jose Villa was born in San Antonio, Texas. In 1996, he was arrested in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for Exposing Genitals to Child. In 1999, he was accused of exposing himself to three juvenile females on two separate occasions in San Antonio, Texas. He was subsequently arrested and sentenced to six years. On September 9, 2008, the Wilson County Sheriff's Office issued warrants for Villa 's arrest for Deadly Conduct (Discharge Firearm) and Indecency with a Child. On September 18, 2008, the sheriff's office issued an additional warrant for his arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Villa has family members in the San Antonio, Texas area. He has past employment as an auto mechanic, tire repairman, and floor buffer/stripper. More information from the Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Crime Stoppers offers rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the 10 Most Wanted Fugitives. Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in three different ways: Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). Text the letters DPS?followed by your tip?to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone. Submit a tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture to submit a web tip. All calls, texts or e-mails are anonymous.

April 1, 2013 1:12:50 PM PDT
The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased the reward for a repeat sex offender with ties to the San Antonio area.

Juan Jose Villa is a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender. DPS says Villa has an extensive criminal history and is currently wanted for indecency with a child by sexual contact, deadly conduct and failure to register as a sex offender.

The reward has increased to $15,000 for information leading to his arrest if the tip comes in during the month of April. Texas Crime Stoppers tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Villa, who has been wanted since 2008, has family in the San Antonio area, and his last known address was in Floresville, Texas. He has worked as an auto mechanic, tire repairman and floor stripper/buffer. His criminal history from Texas and Wisconsin includes indecency with a child by exposure, deadly conduct, theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle, and evading arrest or detention.

Villa, 36, is 5 feet 10 inches and was last known to weigh approximately 240 pounds. He has multiple scars, including on the insides of both wrists and over his left eyebrow. He also has burn scars on his chest, both shoulders and entire back.

Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in four different ways:

  • Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
  • Text the letters DPS followed by your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.
  • Submit a web tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and then clicking on the link under their picture.
  • Submit a Facebook tip at Facebook.com/texas10mostwanted by clicking the "SUBMIT A TIP" link (under the "About" section).

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