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Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - Murder, Attempted Murder

ROBERT MORALES

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Aliases:

Robert Melendez Morales, Robert Melendez, Miguel Angel Lopez, "Casper"

DESCRIPTION

Date(s) of Birth Used:

August 8, 1977

Place of Birth:

Unknown

Height:

5'7"

Weight:

145 pounds

NCIC:

W841716365

Occupation:

Handyman

Hair:

Black

Eyes:

Brown

Sex:

Male

Race:

White (Hispanic)

Nationality:

Unknown

Scars and Marks:

Morales has the word "Spunky" tattooed on the right side of his neck and a tattoo on his right forearm.

Remarks:

Morales is believed to be a member of the Coronado clique of Mara Salvatrucha-13 (MS-13), a violent Hispanic gang. He has a long criminal history including several assaults, burglary, narcotics transportation, and domestic violence. He has ties to El Salvador.

CAUTION

Morales is wanted for the alleged murder of two men and the attempted murder of a woman in Los Angeles, California. On July 31, 2000, Morales allegedly shot and killed a man waiting at a bus stop. On November 9, 2000, Morales allegedly shot and killed a fellow MS-13 gang member, and fired several shots at the victim's girlfriend.

On January 22, 2001, the Superior Court of Los Angeles County issued an arrest warrant after Morales was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. A federal warrant charging Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution was issued by the United States District Court, Central District of California, on January 17, 2007.

SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS

If you have any information concerning this person, please contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

Field Office: Los Angeles