FBI St. Louis
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May 4, 2016

FBI Requests Public’s Help to Find Three Fugitives

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is requesting the public’s help in finding three fugitives of an alleged drug trafficking organization (DTO). The three fugitives have been federally indicted in U.S. Federal Court, Eastern District of Missouri, with conspiracy to distribute drugs. Three other people, federally indicted on the same drug conspiracy, have been apprehended.

Fugitives William L. Gavin AKA “Chill Will”, Leaha M. Hazza and Brian Knight

William L. Gavin, aka “Chill Will,” is the alleged head of the DTO. He is associated with the 49 BAD Bloods, one of the most violent street gangs in St. Louis, Missouri. He is considered armed and dangerous and is known to socialize with prostitutes. Gavin lives in both the St. Louis, Missouri area and the Phoenix, Arizona area. He also frequents Anchorage, Alaska, where he has relatives.

The other two wanted fugitives, Leaha M. Hazza and Brian Knight, live in the Phoenix, Arizona area. They allegedly work as drug couriers for this DTO. 

Since the start of the investigation two years ago, the FBI, in conjunction with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Anchorage Police Department, and the Albuquerque Highway Patrol, seized the following from this DTO. Evidence suggests most of the seized items were en-route to St. Louis from Phoenix:

  • 4.5 kilograms of cocaine
  • 2 kilograms of heroin
  • 4.75 pounds of marijuana
  • $28,050 cash

In addition, the FBI developed information indicating Gavin facilitated the delivery of the following drugs to St. Louis from Phoenix during several coordinated trips from February to April 2015:

  • 120 pounds of marijuana
  • 16 kilograms of cocaine

If you have information about any of the three fugitives, please contact the U.S. Marshals in St. Louis, Missouri at 314-280-6128.