On March 7, 2016, just after 11pm, the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 911 call saying that a woman had been stabbed in front of her residence, 10424 Kirken Street, in East Travis County. The victim suffered multiple stab wounds and was taken to the hospital by Austin/Travis County EMS. She remains in critical condition.

Based on statements and evidence at the scene, Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives learned that the suspect in this case is the victim’s ex-husband, identified as;

Rene Jimenes-Cruz, Date of Birth 4-20-1980,

and he also goes by Felipe Martinez and Felipe Rodriguez. He is described as a Hispanic male, 5’8” tall, 200 lbs., with Black hair and Brown eyes. His last known address was at 814 Lavaca Loop in Elgin. He is known to drive a Green 2011 GMC Acadia with Texas License plates DWV 3815. (The picture on the right is from January 14, 2016.)

He should be considered armed and dangerous to anyone who approaches him.

There is now an active warrant from Travis County for Mr. Jimenes-Cruz for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Family Violence, which is a 1st Degree Felony.

Anyone with information on his location should call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 512 472- TIPS (8477).

1 14 2016 Rene Jimenes Cruz Booking Photo


Roger Wade
Senior Public Information Officer
Travis County Sheriff’s Office
Office 512-854-4986
Pager 512-935-1162

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