Being on the run from police does not seem like fun to me. Constantly ducking every time you hear a siren. Wondering if that acquaintance who's hiding you will turn you in for the reward money. Not being able to get out and enjoy some time with friends in a public setting. Yeah, I would not want any of that. I'm not saying that's what these remaining wanted fugitives are having to do but they are having to hide from Texas law enforcement so they don't go to, or back to, jail.

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Wanted Fugitives

These fugitives are wanted by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The charges range from parole violations, to murder, to failure to register as a sex offender and other offenses. These individuals hail from all corners of the state. Awards for the arrest of these individuals range from $5,000 to $7,500.

East Texan Still on the Run

Matthew Hoy Edgar is wanted in Sabine County for murder. His sheet dates back to 2015 when he was convicted of evading arrest and another charge and sentenced to three years in prison followed by three years of probation. In 2020, he was arrested for murder and then managed to get arrested again in 2021 for assault. His trial started in 2022, of which he attended. He then fled and has not been seen since.

Matthew Hoy Edgar - Texas Department of Public Safety
Matthew Hoy Edgar - Texas Department of Public Safety
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If you have any details about his whereabouts call the Sabine County Sheriff’s Office at 409-787-2266.

These fugitives should be considered Armed and Dangerous! Never try to apprehend a fugitive yourself.

How can you help law enforcement in the capture of other individuals on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List?

Very simple, if you have any information, contact the Texas Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). You can also submit any information through the Texas 10 Most Wanted WEBSITE, Texas 10 Most Wanted FACEBOOK PAGE or the Texas DPS mobile app (Android, iPhone). Your information will remain anonymous. If your information leads to the arrest of any of these fugitives, you could be eligible for the reward.

As of this writing (Tuesday, December 6), four of the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives List have been captured. Let's see the who the captured individuals are and the six that remain at large, including Matthew Hoy Edgar:

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