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    Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - Murder, Attempted Murder

    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.

    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.

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

    • Robert Melendez Morales
    • Robert Melendez
    • Miguel Angel Lopez
    • "Casper"
    Date(s) of Birth Used: August 8, 1977 Hair: Black
    Place of Birth: Unknown Eyes: Brown
    Height: 5'7"
    Weight: 145 pounds Sex: Male
    Race: White (Hispanic)
    Occupation: Handyman
    Nationality: Unknown