Released by DPS

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Allen Kotlar, 54, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Kotlar has a violent criminal past, and is wanted for parole violation. All tips can be offered anonymously.

 Kotlar is believed to be in the Austin area and possibly homeless; although his last known address was in Houston. He has family in the Texas cities of Denton, Bay City, Louise, and in Tucson, Ariz. Kotlar has a lengthy criminal history that includes arrests for assault, burglary, larceny, theft of property, vehicle theft and forgery.

Kotlar is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 195 pounds. He is also known to go by the names Paul Wayne Conners and Murdock. He has numerous tattoos on his hands, arms, legs and stomach. For more information, see his wanted bulletin at: