Update: Fugitive apprehended by Port Arthur PD

Armando Negrete Jr.

UPDATE: Armando Negrete Jr. is in custody after being arrested Wednesday, Jan. 9, at approximately 2 a.m. on 64th Street in the Port Acres area of Port Arthur.

The Port Arthur Police Department is asking Southeast Texans for their help in apprehending a wanted fugitive, 36-year-old Armando Negrete Jr., who has two outstanding warrants for burglary of a habitation. Each warrants carry a bond of $500,000. 

According to a press release from Port Arthur Police Department, Negrete also has additional pending charges, which include unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and evading detention with a motor vehicle. If any one has any information on the whereabouts of Negrete they are asked to contact Port Arthur Police Department at (409) 983-8600 or contact Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477). Tips can be anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.