Two fugitives on Texas 10 Most Wanted list captured

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Roy Edward Arevalo Jr. (pictured left) and Markeith McWright (pictured right) captured by authorities.

AUSTIN, TX (KTRK) -- The Texas Department of Public Safety announced Monday that two fugitives on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been captured.

Roy Edward Arevalo Jr., 19, was arrested on Nov. 16 in Houston and Marketith McWright, 32, was arrested two days later in Dallas.

In March 2014, Arevalo Jr. allegedly conspired to deliver narcotics inside the Brazos County Jail facility, according to DPS. Investigators say he also has ties to the Raza Unida gang. The Houston Police Department Traffic Enforcement's Interdiction Unit arrested Arevalo Jr. without incident.

Law enforcement from the Dallas Police Department were able to follow a tip, which lead to the whereabouts of McWright. According to investigators, he is a confirmed Crips gang member and was wanted for assault, parole violation and probation violation.

A reward was paid out for McWright's capture.