Update: Authorities Arrest Mexican Mafia Member Wanted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
[Updated Nov. 3, 2017] Ruben Ortiz, Jr. has been taken into custody. According to the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, he surrendered without incident.
Original Story: The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding 48-year-old Ruben Ortiz, Jr., who is wanted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
Ortiz is a member of the Mexican Mafia. In addition to his warrant, he is wanted for questioning in reference to an Aggravated Sexual Assault. He was previously convicted of Indecency with a Child.
Ortiz has a multitude of tattoos to help identify him. On his left forearm is a large scorpion and he has an Aztec calendar covering the majority of his back.
This subject is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, do not approach him. Call law enforcement immediately at 775-1406 or 775-1600 after hours.