Reward increased for fugitive Central Texas sex offender

Monroe Hernandez. (DPS photos)
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) The reward offered for information leading to the arrest of fugitive sex offender Monroe Hernandez, 51, was increased to $8,000 Monday.

Waco Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward in the case.

Hernandez is wanted for a parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

He’s on the state’s 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list.

He’s been a fugitive since September 2014.

His last known address was in Waco and he has ties to the Waco area, authorities said Monday.

His criminal history includes a 1993 conviction for sexual assault in McLennan County.

Hernandez is 5-foot-5 and weighs about 180 pounds.

He has tattoos on his chest, left hand, and both legs.