“Dangerous felon” wanted in Burnet County

Burnet County authorities cautioned the public April 5 about a man wanted for crimes ranging from car theft to illegal firearms possession. Contact Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers at 1-866-8477 to be eligible for up to a $2,000 reward.





From staff reports

Cottonwood Shores and auto theft task force authorities have issued a public warning about a “dangerous felon,” wanted for crimes including illegal possession of a firearm and evading arrest.

On April 3, authorities received reports that Gregory Paul DeLoach, 33, of Burnet County was involved in criminal activity and may pose a threat to public safety.

He's a bad guy. He's been identified in a burglary of a motor vehicle, felon in possession of a firearm and evading,” Cottonwood Shores Police Chief J. Liendo said. “Apparently he's known in the area. He has been in Burnet County.”

A vehicle burglary allegation prompted the most recent search for the suspect.

He could be armed. Everyone needs to show caution,” Liendo said. “If he's seen, they need to call authorities.

If they see him, they need to call 9-1-1

To offer a tip, contact Hill Country Area Crime Stoppers at 1-866-756-8477. Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

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