YUMA, Ariz. – Since we brought you Yuma’s Most Wanted last week there have been some developments. After weeks on the run, the Yuma Police Department arrested James Joseph Robles who was originally convicted of aggravated assault. Also, YPD apprehended Rita Aguirre who was convicted of attempted burglary but this week we have a new list of wanted fugitives.
Be on the lookout for Vanessa Ann Alvarez, convicted of attempted theft. She is a 28-year-old Hispanic woman. 5 feet 6 inches, 175 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She has several tattoos, including the phrase “In Loving Memory” on her left arm, “BSR” on her neck and a tribal design on her right arm.
Mercy Samantha Gonzalez was convicted of possession of drug paraphernalia involving meth, she’s a 38-year-old Hispanic woman stands at 5 feet 4 inches, 190 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Look closely for tattoos she has an angel on her abdomen, the name Julio on her right ankle and Stephanie tattooed on her back.
Our next fugitive was convicted of aggravated assault per domestic violence. Francisco Javier Escobedo, is a 57-year-old Hispanic man stands at 5 feet 7 inches 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He’s known to go by the alias Francisco Escobdio.
Our final fugitive is Jorge Leon convicted of the unlawful use of a means of transportation, he’s a 21-year-old Hispanic man he’s 5 feet 7 inches and 206 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He may go by the aliases Jorge Ignacio Leon or Nacho. He has several tattoos including Vianey and Elia on his back, “1” and “3” on his chest and Maria Leon and a flower on his left arm among other tattoos.
If you have any information about these fugitives contact the Yuma Police Department or 78-Crime, details leading to an arrest could earn you $1,000 reward. You are not advised to confront these criminals on your own.
Watch “Yuma’s Most Wanted” with Anchor Chorus Nylander every Friday at 10 p.m. only on 13 On Your Side.