Midland fugitives arrested on Texas’ most wanted list

MIDLAND, Texas (Nexstar) – Two of Texas’ top ten most wanted fugitives are being arrested again this week. Joshua Dee Daniels, of Midland, was arrested Aug. 23 in Aransas Pass. David Ramírez Mojica, of Midland, was arrested on August 24 in Midland.

Joshua Dee Daniels, 39, was arrested after becoming the Arans Pass police department.

Daniels was added to the list of Texas’ most wanted fugitives on July 21st. Daniels had been wanted since January 2020, when he violated his parole and fled Midland. The Aransas Pass police department also issued a sexual assault order in December 2020.

In 2008 and 2009, Daniels was convicted of 11 felony counts of burglary in a home, engaged in organized criminal activity and assault on a public official, and was sentenced to 25 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison. . He was released on parole in 2018.

David Ramirez Mojica, 50, was captured by the U.S. Marshal Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, special agents from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Midland County Sheriff’s Office in a restaurant parking lot.

Mojica was added to the list of Texas’ most wanted fugitives on August 20th. Mojica had been wanted since September 2020, when he violated his parole, and an order was issued. Orders were also issued in February and March 2021 for possession of a controlled substance and failure to appear for the offices of the Actor County and Scurry County Commissioner.

In 2006, Mojica was convicted of four counts of aggravated robbery and received 20 years in a TDCJ prison. He was released on parole in 2018. In August 2020, Mojica was arrested for having a controlled substance in Scurry County.