Joseph Michael Gore, 32 of Big Lake, was placed on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list last Wednesday.

Joseph Michael Gore is a convicted sex offender required to register every three months for life.

He primarily has ties to Reagan and Tom Green Counties, including the cities of Big Lake and San Angelo.

In 2013, Gore was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child after an incident in Irion County involving a 13-year-old girl.

In 2014, he was convicted of Sexual Assault of a Child after an incident in Tom Green County involving a 16-year-old girl.

He subsequently received 10 years’ probation for both offenses.

On February 5, 2018, the Reagan County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Gore’s arrest for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements.

On February 6, 2018, the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office issued additional warrants for Gore’s arrest, including Bail Jumping/Fail to Appear (Sex Offender Registration Violation).

Gore’s last known address is 910 - 1/2 Caliche Street in Big Lake. He is 5’8” tall and weighs 175 lbs. He has tattoos on his right shoulder and upper right arm.
It is noted Gore is considered armed and dangerous.

There is up to a $3,000 reward for information leading to the capture of Gore.
To be eligible for the cash reward, tipsters must provide information to authorities through the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477); Text the letters ‘DPS’ followed by your tip to 274637 (CRIMES); or through the Texas 10 Most Wanted website or Facebook page.

All tips are anonymous regardless of how they are submitted to DPS.