Did you see those fugitives from Ocean County?
Some are wanted for kidnapping, sexual assault, distributing heroin and first degree murder.
If you have any information on the fate of any of these fugitives, please contact the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, call 732-929-2050 or a local police department.
JUAN A. MANZANO
Last known address in Saint Joseph, Missouri. He is wanted for aggravated sexual assault.
Last known address in Toms River. She is wanted for kidnapping.
Last known address in Manchester. He is wanted for distributing heroin.
Last known address in Lakewood. He is wanted for not showing up for sentencing. The initial charges are aggravated assault and possession of a handgun.
MARCIANO J. SANCHEZ
Last known address in Queens. He is wanted for attempted murder and illegal possession of a handgun. Authorities say to exercise extreme caution as he is considered a violent offender with weapons and assault charges.
EDGARDO TIMOTEO AMADOR-SORTO
Last known address in Manahawkin. He is wanted for aggravated sexual assault; endangering the well-being of a child and aggravated sexual assault by a guardian. Officials say to exercise extreme caution as he is considered armed and dangerous.
DONOVAN W. LEWIS
Last known address in The Brick. He is wanted for aggravated assault.
ABEL AVILA MEJIA
Last known address in Toms River. He is wanted for sexual assault, which was reported in Dover. The suspect may be working as a cook. It was last seen in the Ocean County area.
Last known address in Lakewood. He is wanted for first degree murder; possession of a weapon and for illegal purposes; and terrorist threats. Authorities say extreme caution is needed as he is known to be violent and carry a knife. He is considered armed and dangerous and may attempt to escape, authorities warn.
NJ arrests 31 accused child predators in “Operation 24/7”
The suspects “owned and / or distributed videos and images of child sexual abuse, including in many cases videos of young children being raped by adults,” Grewal said.
Chat apps and gaming platforms remain favorite hunting grounds for child predators and even as the pandemic ends, many children have continued to spend more time online.
State Police received 39% more tips in the first 6 months of 2021 alone compared to all of 2019. The following suspects are charged in “Operation 24/7”.