Texas 10 Most Wanted man and girlfriend arrested
An Austin man who was added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted list on Dec. 3 was arrested in Austin on Sunday, Dec. 5, by members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task after they received a CrimeStoppers tip about the man’s location.
John Junior Godinez Pesina III, 27, was wanted for murder by the Austin Police Department. His girlfriend, Francesca Luna, 26, also was arrested by the task force on a murder warrant. Both were wanted by the Austin Police Department in connection with a murder in Austin on Nov. 20, 2010.
Texas CrimeStoppers will be paying a $7,500 cash reward for the information that led to the arrest of Pesina and Luna.
Texas CrimeStoppers offers rewards up to $10,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the 10 Most Wanted Fugitives. Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips in three different ways:
- Call the CrimeStoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477).
- Text the letters DPS—followed by your tip—to 274637 (CRIMES) from your cell phone.
- Submit a tip through the DPS website by selecting the fugitive you have information about, and under their picture is a link to submit a web tip.
All calls, texts or emails are anonymous.
DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives to be featured on the Texas 10 Most Wanted and Texas Ten Most Wanted Sex Offender lists. You can find the current lists—with photos—on the DPS website at http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/wanted/. The lists are updated as needed.
For more information on specific fugitives or the crimes they are accused of, please contact the local police agency in the area where the fugitive was last seen.