Attempted Carjacking, Stealing a Firearm, Brandishing a Weapon During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence, Aiding and Abetting

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Date(s) of Birth Used February 14, 1997
Hair Black
Eyes Brown
Height 6'0"
Weight 170 pounds
Complexion Light
Sex Male
Race White (Hispanic)
NCIC W898534541


The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Jomar Apellaniz-Sainz.


Jomar Apellaniz-Sainz is wanted for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery and attempted car jacking. On November 23, 2019 at 10:00 pm, three males riding in a black 1996-2006 Mercedes E320 vehicle approached an FBI Special Agent on the corner of Cacique Street and Las Americas Ave., in the Ocean Park community of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The FBI Special Agent was held at gunpoint and the three men made away with his wallet, FBI credentials and official duty weapon. On December 13, 2019, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Apellaniz-Sainz in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico after he was charged with attempted carjacking, stealing a firearm, brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence and aiding and abetting.



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