Police in Cleburne and New Braunfels recently arrested two men listed on the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office list of top 10 most wanted fugitives.

Three men on the list have so far been arrested this year.

Law-enforcement officers in New Braunfels arrested Richard Martinez Jr. on Jan. 12 and placed him in the Comal County Jail.

He was transferred to the Johnson County Law Enforcement Center on Jan. 19.

Martinez, 44, was number 10 on the sheriff’s most wanted list. He was wanted for indecency with a child by exposure.

JCSO Cpl. Lee Shastid said he’s not sure how officers in Comal County came into contact with Martinez.

Martinez presented fake identification, which the officers recognized.

Once they determined Martinez’s identity, they ran him through the system and found he was wanted in Johnson County.

“It was good police work on their part identifying him, because he had a good fake ID,” Shastid said.

Cleburne police arrested the number nine place holder on the list on Jan. 3.

Tracy Donneal Sansom, 36, was wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

A Cleburne police officer recognized Sansom, knew he had a warrant and stopped and arrested him, Shastid said.

JCSO, Cleburne and Fort Worth police arrested Ronnie Lynn Braswell, 42, in Fort Worth on Jan. 6. Braswell was wanted on an outstanding warrant for theft of materials $1,500 to $20,000.

Law enforcement officers acting on a tip located Braswell selling firewood out of his truck on the corner of Altamesa and Camelot streets in Fort Worth and took him into custody without incident.

Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford said police received a tip that Braswell would be in Fort Worth after a Dec. 26 article in the Times-Review on the county’s 10 most wanted fugitives ran.

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