DPS offers up to $3K for capture of high-risk sex offender from Houston area

The Texas Department of Public Safety said on Tuesday that it has added 55-year-old Roy Lee Bosier to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list. A cash reward of up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

According to a DPS release, Bosier is a high-risk sex offender wanted for parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Bosier’s last known address was in Houston and he does have ties to the city.

In 1979, he was convicted in a Robertson County rape case involving a 17-year-old girl. In 1987, Bosier was convicted of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and received a 99-year prison sentence.

He was paroled in December 2012; and in June 2015, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a warrant for Bosier’s arrest for parole violation.

Bosier is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 225 lbs. He has tattoos on his chest and both arms. Additionally, he has scars on his back and both arms.

He has work experience in construction and landscaping; and may be known as “Dee Dee” Bosier, Joe Bosier, Joseph Earl Bosier, Roy Lee Bossier or Ray Lee Bosier.


Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.

To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters must provide information to authorities using one of the five following methods:

All tips are guaranteed to remain anonymous, regardless of how they are submitted and tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. The current lists  with photos are available on the DPS website at dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.

DPS reminds the public to not attempt to apprehend these fugitives as they are considered armed and dangerous.