"Cholo", Walter Y. Gomez, Walter Rios Gomez, Walter Yovany Rios Gomez, "Geovany"
Date(s) of Birth Used
October 3, 1987, October 3, 1988, October 31, 1983
Place of Birth
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Walter Yovany Gomez.
Gomez is a known member of the MS-13 gang. He is a citizen of Honduras and was in the United States illegally. He was last seen in Maryland after he was driven there from New Jersey.
Walter Yovany Gomez is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of a man in Plainfield, New Jersey, in May of 2011. The victim was suspected of socializing with a rival gang and had been ordered to be killed by MS-13 leaders. It is alleged that Gomez and another gang member, after an evening of socializing with the victim, attacked him. The victim was struck in the head numerous times, had his throat cut, and was stabbed 17 times in the back. A federal arrest warrant was issued for Gomez in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, on September 19, 2013, after he was charged with violent crime in aid of racketeering.