San Diego’s Most Wanted

FBI and local law enforcement are asking the public for help finding these bad boys.

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FBI
The FBI and the East County Regional Gang Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance to locate and arrest Manuel Vera, age 37, of Chula Vista, California. Vera is wanted on federal drug charges. Anyone with information concerning Manuel Vera is asked to contact the FBI at telephone number (858) 565-1255 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
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La Mesa Police
Michael Penwell, 25, is wanted for a felony parole warrant and for running from a vehicle filled with stolen property, narcotics and drug paraphernalia, according to police. If you have information, contact the La Mesa Police Department at (619) 667-1400.
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Sheriff's deputies are also seeking Julio Cesar Jacobo-Curiel. The 59-year-old is wanted in connection with the slaying of a 75-year-old Mimi Rohwer of San Marcos. Authorities said Jacobo-Curiel was the victim's roommate at the time of her death and was last seen in her red 1996 Toyota Camry, with California license plate 3TRH82. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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FBI and local law enforcement are asking the public for help finding San Diego's Most Wanted Men, including Tung Thanh Duong, who is wanted by the FBI for conspiracy to commit money laundering.
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Carlos Rodriguez -- aka Carlos Hernandez, Carlos Jhared, Luis Alberto Serena, Luis Alberto Serena-Rodriguez, Carlos Javier Rodriguez, Carlos Jahred Rodriguez, Carlos Jhared Rodriguez Hernandez and Steven Anthony Martinez -- is wanted in San Diego on drug-trafficking charges which the FBI says occurred between 2000 through 2002.
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Joseph Wayne McCool is being sought by the FBI for his alleged involvement in a ponzi scheme that was based out of Mesa, Ariz.
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McCool has a scar on his right knee and right wrist.
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Ricardo Persona, aka Ricardo Hermosillo, is wanted on multiple counts of child molestation and rape by force, according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department. The sexual assaults occurred between 1991 and 1997 in San Diego and Tecate. His victims were known females between the ages of 10 and 16 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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Ramiro Lizarraga, aka Coco, is suspected of murder and robbery, according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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Gerardo Matadamas Gomez, also known as Nelson or Perico, is wanted for attempted murder on a San Marcos resident. He's also wanted for attempted robbery. According to authorities Gomez and Jose Antonio Lopez lured the victim from his home, took him to Tijuana and shot him in the face. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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IN CUSTODY: Jose Antonio Lopez is wanted for attempted murder on a San Marcos resident. He's also wanted for attempted robbery. According to authorities he and Gerardo Matadamas Gomez lured the victim from his home, took him to Tijuana and shot him in the face. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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Seyyed Nasser Alavi Lotfabad is a medical doctor who has had his license revoked. He is accused of multiple counts of sexual battery and unlawful sexual penetration. He has family in San Diego and Canada. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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Imeldo Molina Laurel is wanted on suspicion of the murder of a man and woman in Vista in 2005. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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Julio Romero is wanted on suspicion of child molestation. Authorities said he approached a 16-year-old girl and fondled the victim even after the she tried to protect herself. Other inappropriate acts have been reported going back years. He had been living in Ramona for many years. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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Arturo Gonzalez Gomez is a Mexican national wanted for allegedly raping a jogger along the bridal trail in Balboa Park in 2006. Authorities said DNA matched Gomez. He is considered to be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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Brandon Scott Ellis is an Indiana native wanted on a conspiracy charge. Authorities said he and four other known suspects assaulted the victim during a 2007 robbery of the victim’s bicycle in Imperial Beach. The victim suffered severe head trauma and severe physical injury as a result of the unwarranted assault. Anyone with information is asked to call 858-565-5200.
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