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Wanted As Of: 7/19/2016
Battery on a peace officer, resisting/obstruction
Name: Leonel Maldonaldo Jimenez
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 200 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Leonel Maldonaldo Jimenez is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $200,000. The crimes that eventually led to the warrants include battery on a peace officer, resisting/obstruction of a peace officer and failure to report upon release from prison.
Jimenez is described as 5’ 11” in height and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He is known to be from the City of Livingston area.
If you know where to find Jimenez, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will ever know you called because no one will ever ask for your identity. If Jimenez is arrested you will be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 7/19/2016
Possession of a controlled substance & stolen property
Name: Jacob Ramirez
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 160 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Jacob Ramirez is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The is a No Bail status on each of the warrants which means that Ramirez will not be eligible to bail from jail until he has made a court appearance. The crimes that led to the warrants include receiving/possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance and failure to obey the orders of the court.
Ramirez is described as 5’ 7” in height and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He is known to be from the City of Merced, last known to be in the central area of the city.
If you know where to locate Ramirez, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never have to identify yourself and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 7/11/2016
Child Abuse, Possession of a controlled substance
Name: Raylynn Leanne Wineland
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 130 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes:  

Raylynn Leanne Wineland is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The three warrants are No Bail warrants, meaning Wineland will not be released from custody until her court appearances. The crimes that led to the arrest warrants include Child Abuse, endangering a child with great bodily harm possible, possession of a controlled substance, false identification to a peace officer and failure to meet the terms and conditions set forth by the court.
Wineland is described as 5’ 7” in height and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She is known to be from the Atwater area.
If you know where Wineland is hiding contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never have to identify yourself and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 6/21/2016
Vehicle theft
Name: Maricruz Elisa Hamaguchi
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 4' 10" Weight: 140 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Maricruz Elisa Hamaguchi is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County for two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $100,000. The crimes that eventually led to the issuance of the warrants include vehicle theft and failure to appear in court as ordered.
Hamaguchi is described as 4’ 10” in height and weighs approximately 140 pounds. She is known to be from the area of Hilmar in Merced County
If you know where Hamaguchi is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will ever know you made the call and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 5/8/2016
Willful infliction of corporal injury to spouse
Name: James Martinez
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 200 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

James Martinez is wanted by the Los Banos Police Department for willful infliction of corporal injury to spouse. On 5/8/2016, Martinez was in an argument with his live-in girlfriend and the mother of his son at their apartment on the 1000 block of D Street in Los Banos. During the argument, Martinez pushed the victim and struck her 4-5 times causing a visible injury to her upper right chest.
Martinez is known to drive a red Acura TSX or silver Acura Integra and is known to frequent the 500 block of Illinois Ave. in Los Banos. He is described as 5’07” in height and weighs approximately, 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
If you know where to find Martinez, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never have to reveal your identity and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 6/15/2016
Infliction of corporal injury, fraud, food stamp violations
Name: Steve Valdivia
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 4" Weight: 170 lbs
Hair: Black/Grey Eyes: Brown

Steve Valdivia is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. Both warrants are NO BAIL warrants, meaning Valdivia must remain in jail until his court appearance. The crimes that led to the warrants include infliction of corporal injury on spouse/cohabitant, fraud to obtain aid, felony food stamp violations, perjury, and failure to appear in court as ordered.
Valdivia is described as 5’ 4” in height and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He is known to be from the west side of the county, most recently in the area of S. Badger Flat Road.
If you know where Valdivia can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. Remember, no one will ask anything about your identity, and no one will know you called. If Valdivia is arrested, you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 5/10/2016
Identity theft, Receiving & Possession of stolen property
Name: Alyssa Michelle Satawake
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race:  
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 150 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Alyssa Michelle Satawake is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $200,000. The crimes that eventually led to the issuance of the warrants include identity theft, receiving/in possession of stolen property and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Satawake is described as 5’ 7” in height and weighs approximately 150 pounds. She is known to be from the Atwater area.
If you know where Satawake can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. Remember, you do not have to give your name or any other identifying information and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 5/10/2016
Terror, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Hit and Run
Name: Talvinder Rai
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Asian
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 280 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Talvinder Rai is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $150,000. The crimes that led to the issuance of the warrants include threat with intent to terrorize, assault with a deadly weapon, and hit and run traffic accident.
Rai is described as 6’ 4” in height and weighs approximately 280 pounds. He is known to be from the Livingston area.
If you know where Rai can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will not have to identify yourself and no one will ever know you called. If Rai is arrested you are eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 5/10/2016
Rape and Sodomy
Name: Alfredo Lopez
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB: 11/26/1990
Height: 5' 6" Weight: 140 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Alfredo Lopez is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The crimes that led to the issuing of these warrants include rape and sodomy. Bail has been set at $450,000.
Lopez, DOB 11/26/1990, is described as a Hispanic male adult, with black hair and brown eyes, 5’6” in height and weighs approximately 140 pounds. He is known to live in the City of Los Banos.
If you know where to find Lopez contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will ever know you provided information, and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 5/3/2016
Indecent Exposure, Sexual Battery, DUI
Name: Manuel Leiva Lemus
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 8" Weight: 210 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown

Manuel Leiva Lemus is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued from State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the warrants is $120,000. The crime which led to the warrants include felony indecent exposure, sexual battery, driving under the influence (2 counts) and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Lemus is described as 5’ 8” in height and weighs approximately 210 pounds. He is known to be from the north part of the county including the area of Winton.
If you know where Lemus can be located, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You do not have to give any information about yourself, and if Lemus is arrested from the information, you will be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 5/3/2016
Robbery, Possession of a controlled substance, Vandalism
Name: Joseph Manuel Salas
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 230 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown

Joseph Manuel Salas is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. There is no bail on either warrant meaning that Salas will not be released from jail before he appears in court before a judge. The crimes that led to the issuing of these warrants include robbery (2 counts), possession of a controlled substance, vandalism over $400, attempting to dissuade a witness, and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Salas is described as 6’ 1” in height and weights approximately 230 pounds. He is known to be from the area of the City of Merced.
If you know where to find Salas contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will ever know you provided information, and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 4/12/2016
Child Endangerment, Possession of Stolen Property, Drugs
Name: Raylynn Leann Wineland
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 130 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown

Raylynn Leann Wineland is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the warrants is $200,000. The crimes which ultimately led to the warrants being issued include abuse and/or endanger of a child with the possibility of great bodily harm, receiving stolen property, and possession of a controlled substance. She also has a pending burglary charge which will result in another warrant being issued.
Wineland is described as 5’ 7” in height and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She is known to be from the area of the City of Merced, living in the northern area just outside the city limits.
If you know where Wineland is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will not have to provide any identifying information, and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 4/12/2016
Robbery, Possession of Firearm, Drug Possesion, DUI
Name: Gregory Lamar Lowery
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Black
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 180 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Black

Gregory Lamar Lowery is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $110,000. The crimes for which Lowery is wanted include robbery, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance, DUI, and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Lowery is described as 5’ 10” in height and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He is believed to have come from the Sacramento area prior to his time in Merced.
If you know where to find Lowery, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never be asked to identify yourself and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 3/29/2016
Battery, Burglary, Assault, Conspiracy
Name: Rufino Angel Felix
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 165 lbs
Hair:   Eyes: Black

Rufino Angel Felix is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The crimes that led to the warrants include Battery, Burglary, Assault, Conspiracy to commit a felony, Failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation and probation.
Felix is described as 5’7” in height and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He is known to live in the City of Merced.
If you know where Felix is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will not be asked to furnish any information about yourself, and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 3/29/2016
Corporal injury to spouse, Battery, Unlawful firearm activity
Name: Brandon David Aue
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 150 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown

Brandon David Aue is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $100,000. The crimes that eventually led to the warrants include vandalism, resisting or obstructing arrest, corporal injury to spouse/cohabitant, battery, unlawful firearm activity and failing to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Aue is described as 5’7” in height and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He is known to be from the Atwater area.
If you know where Aue can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You never have to identify yourself or testify in any court proceeding. You may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 3/22/2016
Burglary, Felony Vandalism, Battery
Name: Edward Saucedo
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 135 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Edward Saucedo is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The crimes that led to the warrants include two counts of burglary, felony vandalism, battery and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Saucedo is described as 5’7” in height and weighs approximately 135 pounds. He is known to live in Los Banos.
If you know where Saucedo is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will not be asked to furnish any information about yourself, and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 3/15/2016
Impersonation, Cruelty to elder, Resisting a peace officer
Name: Liddon Todd Cowden
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 180 lbs
Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue

Liddon Todd Cowden is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The crimes that led to the warrants include false impersonation of another for monetary gain, willful cruelty to elder/dependent, resisting, obstructing or delaying a peace officer and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Cowden is described as 5/ 7” in height and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He is known to range throughout Merced County.
If you know where Cowden is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will not be asked to furnish any information about yourself, and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 3/8/2016
Failure to report, Felony evading a peace officer
Name: Jimmy L. Bryant
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 165 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue

Jimmy L. Bryant is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The bail on the first warrant is $250,000 and there is no bail on the second warrant, meaning Bryant will be held in jail until a court appearance. Bryant is wanted for failure to report as ordered after release from state prison and for felony evading a peace officer.
Bryant is described as 5’ 7” in height and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He is known to have been from the Dos Palos area.
If you know where Bryant is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will not be asked to identify yourself and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward upon arrest of Bryant.


Wanted As Of: 3/1/2016
Burglary, Possession of a controlled substance
Name: Dominic Jaahan Osegueda
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 155 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Dominic Jaahan Osegueda is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on four warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the warrants is $110,489. The crimes that eventually led to the warrant range from fishing without a license to burglary to two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
Osegueda is described as 5’ 9” in height and weighs approximately 155 pounds. He is known to be from the Dos Palos area, near Highway 33.
If you know where Osegueda can be located, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You do not have to give your name or any identifying information. You may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 3/1/2016
Possession, Escape from an institution
Name: Lee Sullivan Winzer
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Black
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 7" Weight: 145 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Lee Sullivan Winzer is wanted by authorities in Merced County on two felony warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $100,000. The crimes that eventually led to the warrants issued include possession of a blackjack, billy, etc., possession of a controlled substance, escape from an institution and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Winzer is described as 5’ 7” in height and weighs approximately 145 pounds. He is known to be from the Merced City area, last known address is in north Merced.
If you know where Winzer is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will not be asked to give any identifying information about yourself and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 2/17/2016
Commercial Burglary, Possession of a Controlled Substance
Name: Juliana Victoria Garza
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 4" Weight: 187 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

Juliana Victoria Garza is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $100,000. The crimes which ultimately resulted in the warrants include Commercial burglary, possession of a controlled substance and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Garza is described as 5’ 4” in height and weighs approximately 187 pounds. She is known to be from the Planada area.
If you know where Garza can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will ever know you called, and you may be eligible for a secret, cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 2/17/2016
Burglary, Possession of stolen property, Grand Theft
Name: George Albert Garcia
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 200 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown

George Albert Garcia is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. Two of the warrants are no bail warrants, meaning Garcia cannot bail out of jail before a court appearance. The third warrant has a bail of $10,000. The crimes that resulted in the warrants include burglary, grand theft of personal property, and buying and/or receiving stolen property.
Garcia is described as 6’ 0” in height and weighs approximately 200 pounds. Garcia is known to be from the Atwater area.
If you know where Garcia is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never be asked to provide your name or any other identification and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 2/7/2016
Burglary, Possession of stolen property, Vehicle Theft
Name: Clyde Irvin Mau
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 170 lbs
Hair: Blonde Eyes: Blue

Clyde Irvin Mau is again wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $300,000. Mau arrests have included burglary, receiving/possession of stolen property, vehicle theft and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Mau is described as 5’ 11” in height and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He is known to be from the Atwater area.
If you know where to find Mau, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never have to give your name or any information about yourself and may be eligible for a secret cash reward. No one will know you contacted us.


Wanted As Of: 2/7/2016
Drug Violations, Auto Theft, Possession
Name: Dama Fanchon Harper
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 170 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue

Dama Fanchon Harper is again wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. These are both no bail warrants meaning that Harper will remain in jail at least her first court appearance. No bail warrants are issued after numerous counts of failure to appear in court when so ordered. Harper has many arrests for drug violations and associated behavior including vehicle theft, receiving/possession of stolen property and failure to appear in court as ordered.
Harper is described as 5’ 9” in height and weighs approximately 170 pounds. She was last arrested in the Atwater area.
If you know where to find Harper, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will know you contacted us. You will never have to give your name or any information about yourself and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.


Wanted As Of: 1/26/2016
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Resisting, Possession
Name: Eurico Dasilva
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 185
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Eurico Dasilva is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of Superior Court, State of California, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $110,000. The crimes that eventually led to the issuance of the warrants include Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, Resisting, Delaying or Obstructing a Peace Officer, Possession of a Controlled substance and Failure to Meet the Terms and Conditions of Probation.
Dasilva is described as 5’ 9” in height and weighs approximately 185 pounds. His last known address is in the north area of the City of Merced.
If you know where to find Dasilva, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will ever know you contacted us and you may be eligible for a secret cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 1/05/2016
Possession of a Controlled Substance, Battery
Name: Johnny Tou Yer Thor
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Asian
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 6" Weight: 150
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Johnny Tou Yer Thor is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $150,000. The crimes that Thor committed that eventually led to the warrants include many illicit drug violations including Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Paraphernalia Use to Inject Drugs. He also obtained Public Aid By Misrepresentation and Battery of a Current or Former Domestic Partner. Thor has also failed to Meet the Terms and Conditions of Probation.
Thor is described as 5’ 6” in height and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He is known to be from the north end of Merced County, at one time living in Winton.
If you know where to find Thor, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will know you contacted us. You will never have to give your name or any information about yourself and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 1/05/2016
Burglary, Diversion of Funds, Grand Theft
Name: Antonio Fernandez
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 170
Hair: Grey Eyes: Brown
Antonio Fernandez is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $300,000. The crimes that Fernandez committed that eventually led to the warrants include Burglary, Diversion of Funds, Grand Theft, Contracting Without a License, Obstructing and/or Resisting an Officer and Failure to Meet the Terms and Conditions of Probation.
Fernandez is described as 5’ 10” in height and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He is known to be from the Los Banos area where some of the crimes were committed.
If you know where to find Fernandez, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never have to give your name or any information about yourself and may be eligible for a secret cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 11/24/2015
Possession, Receiving Stolen Property, Auto Theft
Name: Vanessa Maria Hurtado
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 8" Weight: 145
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Vanessa Maria Hurtado is again being sought by authorities in Merced County, this time on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $300,000. Hurtado has a long criminal record including many counts of Possession of Controlled Substances, Receiving Stolen Property, Auto Theft and numerous failures to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Hurtado is described as 5’ 8” in height and weighs approximately 145 pounds. She is known to be from the east side of the county most recently listing an address in Planada.
If you know where Hurtado can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. Remember, you do have to give your name and you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 11/17/2015
First degree residential burglary, Possession, Conspiracy
Name: Margarita Violeta Reyes
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 190
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Margarita Violeta Reyes is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $100,000. The crimes that led to the warrants include theft of a vehicle, conspiracy to commit a felony crime, first degree residential burglary, possession of a controlled substance and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Reyes is described as 5’ 10” in height and weighs approximately 190 pounds. She is known to be from the north area of the City of Merced.
If you know where to find Reyes, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. Remember, no one will ask your name and you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 11/3/2015
Receiving Stolen Property, Theft
Name: Christina Lee Ercoli
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 4" Weight: 140
Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue
Christina Lee Ercoli is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on a felony arrest warrant issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The bail on the warrant is $50,000. The crimes that led to the warrants include impersonating another to accrue debt, receiving stolen property, theft, and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Ercoli is described as 5’ 4” in height and weighs approximately 140 pounds. She is known to be from the west side of the county having an address in Gustine at one time.
If you know where Ercoli can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never be asked to identify yourself and you may be eligible to collect a cash reward through a secret code only you know.

Wanted As Of: 10/27/2015
Receiving Stolen Property, Forgery
Name: Leesa Marie Contreras
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: N/A Weight: N/A
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Leesa Marie Contreras is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. All three of the warrants are “No Bail” warrants meaning he will not be eligible to bail until he is taken before a judge. Contreras has a long criminal history including Trespassing and Entering an Occupied building, Receiving Stolen Property, Forgery and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Contreras is known to frequent the City of Merced, most likely in the south area of the city.
If you know where Contreras can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. No one will ask you to identify yourself and you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 10/27/2015
auto theft, possession of methamphetamine
Name: Martin Garibaldi, Jr.
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 6" Weight: 175 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Martin Garibaldi, Jr. is wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. Two of the warrants are “No Bail” warrants meaning he will not be eligible to bail until he is taken before a judge. The third warrant is for $5,000. The crimes that led to the warrants include auto theft, possession of stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Garibaldi is described as 5’ 6” in height and weighs approximately 175 pounds. He roams much of the county being seen in the City of Merced, City of Los Banos and the Santa Nella area.
If you know where Garibaldi can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You never have to identify yourself. You can chose a secret code for yourself that only you know and them may be eligible to collect a cash reward if Garibaldi is arrested.

Wanted As Of: 10/20/2015
Battery with serious bodily harm
Name: Orlando Gene Correa
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 225 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Orlando Gene Correa is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $300,000. Correa has an extensive criminal record including selling controlled substances, possession of ammunition, battery with serious bodily harm and failure to meet the terms and conditions of parole and probation.
Correa is described as 6’0” in height and weighs approximately 225 pounds. He is known to be from the central area of the City of Merced.
If you know where Correa can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never have to give any of your personal information and will never be contacted by the police or ask to appear in any court proceeding. You may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 10/13/2015
Possession of a controlled substance & stolen property
Name: Jake Odell Ross
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 6' 1" Weight: 185 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Jake Odell Ross is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $200,000. The crimes committed by Ross that led to the issuance of the warrants include receiving or possession of stolen property, carrying a dirk or dagger, possession of a controlled substance and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Ross is described as 6’ 1” in height and weighs approximately 185 pounds. He is known to be from the area of the east side of the City of Merced.
If you know the whereabouts of Ross, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. Remember, you do not have to give your name and will never be contacted by the police or asked to appear in any court. You may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 10/13/2015
Possession of a controlled substance & ammunition
Name: Jessica Jean Howeth
Alias:  
Sex: Female Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 5" Weight: 120 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Jessica Jean Howeth is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $105,000. The charges that eventually led to the warrants include possession of burglary tools, possession of a controlled substance, possession of ammunition and failure to meet the terms and conditions of probation.
Howeth is described as 5’ 5” in height and weighs approximately 120 pounds. She is known to be from the area of the City of Merced.
If you know where Howeth can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You are never asked your name or identity and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 9/7/2015
Infliction of Corporal Injury on Spouse
Name: Jose Elias Paredes
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 210 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Black
Jose Elias Paredes is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on three warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the three warrants is $400,000. The crimes that eventually led to the warrants include 3 counts of Infliction of Corporal Injury on Spouse/Cohabitant, Violation of a Domestic Violence Court Order, and Failure to Meet the Terms and Conditions of Probation.
Paredes is described as 5’ 11” in height and weighs approximately 210 pounds. He is from the area of the City of Los Banos.
If you know where Paredes can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. Remember, you will never be asked to identify yourself and you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 9/7/2015
Escape from Jail, Receiving/Possession of Stolen Property
Name: Lonnie Stephan Myricks
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Black
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 8" Weight: 200 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Black
Lonnie Stephan Myricks is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the two warrants is $100,000. The crimes that eventually led to the warrants include Escape from Jail, Receiving/Possession of Stolen Property and Failure to Appeared as Ordered in Court.
Myricks is described as 5’ 8” in height and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He is known to be from the area of the City of Merced, but his whereabouts is unknown at this time.
If you know where Myricks is hiding contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never have to reveal your identity or testify in any judicial proceeding. You may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 8/25/2015
Fraud, Resisting, Obstructing or Delaying a Peace Officer
Name: Jennifer Rose Marie Shewmake
Alias: Jennifer Rose Guy
Sex: Female Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 6" Weight: 118 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Jennifer Rose Marie Shewmake is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the warrants is $60,000. The crimes committed by Shewmake that led to these warrants include Making and/or Using an Access Card for Electronic Financial Transactions, Resisting, Obstructing or Delaying a Peace Officer and Failure to Appear While on Bail for an Arrest.
Shewmake, who is also known as Jennifer Rose Guy is described as 5’ 6” in height and weighs approximately 118 pounds. She is known to have lived in the south section of the City of Merced.
If you know where Shewmake can be found or located, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You never have to identify yourself and will be given a secret code if you are eligible for a cash reward for your information.

Wanted As Of: 8/11/2015
Child Abuse / Identity Theft
Name: Rachel LaDonna Harris
Alias: N/A
Sex: Female Race: White
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 2" Weight: 150 lbs
Hair: Light Brown Eyes:  
Rachel LaDonna Harris is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. The total bail on the warrants is $100,000. Harris’s crimes range from Child Abuse to Identity Theft to Failure to Meet the Terms and Conditions of Probation.
Harris is described as 5’ 2” in height and weighs approximately 150 pounds. She is a known user of controlled substances and has lived in the Delhi area of the county.
If you know where Harris can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. Remember, you will not be asked to identify yourself and can always remain anonymous. You may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 7/28/2015
Corporal Injury, Possession, Battery
Name: Salvador Carranza
Alias: N/A
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 6" Weight: 155 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Black
Salvador Carranza Meza is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on two warrants issued out of State of California Superior Court, Merced County. Both warrants are no bail warrants, meaning Meza will be held in jail until a court appearance. The crimes that led to the warrants include Corporal Injury to a Spouse, Disobeying a court order, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Battery of a Person the defendant is cohabiting.
Meza is described as 5’ 6” in height and weighs approximately 155 pounds. He is known to be from the area of the City of Merced, but has no known address.
If you know where Meza can be found, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never be asked to give your name or any information about yourself, and may be eligible for a cash reward.

Wanted As Of: 12/29/2010
Attempted Murder
Name: Alcaraz, Jose
Alias: N/A
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age: 19 DOB: 4/8/1992
Height: 5' 07" Weight: 170 lbs
Hair: Black Eyes: Black
Alcaraz requested a ride from his brother in law (the victim), Alcaraz and a male juvenile identified as Castaneda requested the victim to stop his vehicle at a remote park (2500 Blk South Creekside) in the City of Los Banos. Alcaraz (while seated in the passenger seat) began to stab the victim approximately 10 times in the side and neck, while the second subject Castaneda (taken into custody) attempted to stab the victim from the exterior of the driver side window. The victim was able to flee the area and was provide medical treatment, the victim believes Alcaraz was attempting to kill him, the victim sustained life threatening injuries however made a full recovery. Alcaraz has not been located however a Felony warrant for attempted murder has been issued.

Wanted As Of: 3/29/2015
Murder
Name: Jorge Vera
Alias:  
Sex: Male Race: Hispanic
Age:   DOB:  
Height: 5' 6" Weight: 175 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown

On March 29, 2015 at around 8:20 pm, Edward Olmos was at his girlfriend’s house on the 1400 block of 8th St in Livingston. Olmos was in the front yard when Jorge Daniel Vera drove by and saw him. Vera had been dating Olmos’s girlfriend until a month prior when the relationship ended. Vera got out of the vehicle and attacked Olmos but was chased away by the mother of his ex-girlfriend.
Vera went around the block and returned. He again attacked Olmos only this time with the aid of the passenger in his vehicle. Vera fatally stabbed Olmos in an assassination styled attack then fled the scene with the passenger.
Jorge Vera is wanted for the murder of Eduardo Olmos. The family of Olmos has posted a reward for information leading to the arrest of Jorge Vera who is described as 25 years old, standing 5 foot, 6 inches and weighing approximately 175 pounds.
If you know where Jorge Vera is hiding, contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers. You will never be identified and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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