DEA Wants Caribbean Drug Fugitives
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 22, 2013: The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, DEA, needs your help in finding over three dozen Caribbean nationals who are listed as drug dealers on the lam. All are wanted for trafficking cocaine and marijuana.
Among the 40 nationals, the most dangerous listed is Miguel Perez, 50, a national of the Dominican Republic. Perez has been a DEA fugitive since October 16, 2000 and is considered armed and dangerous.
According to the DEA, gathered intelligence show that Perez is known to be the head of a drug trafficking organization involved in smuggling drugs from Puerto Rico to the U.S.
On July 29, 2000, Perez was arrested at the JFK Airport NY, regarding the involvement of 60 kilograms of cocaine and .665 kilograms of heroin seized at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, San Juan Puerto Rico.
Perez was then extradited to San Juan, P.R. where he was charged on a federal arrest warrant issued in the District of Puerto Rico. On October 16, 2000 Perez was declared a fugitive for bond default.
Perez is one of three drug fugitives from the DR.
Most of the 40 Caribbean nationals – some 20 – are from Puerto Rico and are in their thirties.
They are: Edward Cruz-Rivera, 37 of Bayamon; Erwins Feliciano-Echevarria, 40, of Sabana Gardens; Carlos X Feliciano-Gonzalez, 29 and Ray Gonzalez , 27, of Jayuya PR; CãesarGarcia-Cruz, 47 of Camuy, PR; Edwin Lorenzo-Nieves, 23, of Mayaguez, PR; Julio Maquez-Alejandro, 43 of San Juan, PR; Sergio Martinez-Torres, 23 of Ponce, PR; Angel Melendez-Orsini, 33; Edwin Morales-Morrero, 34; Jorge L. Negron-Castellano, 30; Roberto Negron-Latony, 27; Erik Omar Ortiz-Melendez, 31; Luis Otero-Valentin, 37; Carlos Pabon, 38; Luis Pizarro-Morales, 45 of Bayamon, PR; Francis Roman-Taveras, 44, of Camuy, PR; Abimael Serrano-Figueroa, 31; Luis Torres-Ramos, 42 and Victor Vega-Quinonez, 33.
One of only two women on the list is also from Puerto Rico. She is Carmen Marquez-Burgos, 29.
The other wanted woman is Avis Maureen Baker of Jamaica. Baker, 50, is wanted for conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine and marijuana. Her last known address was Lowere Princess Quarter G. in St. Maarteen.
There are two each from the Dominican Republic; St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Kitts/Nevis and one each from the U.S.VI and Trinidad and Tobago.
From St. Vincent & the Grenadines, the DEA want Ketosh Keron Bibby, alias, “Tosh,” “Tush,” or “Toosh,” 36, and Wade Gellizeau, 52 for allegedly manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense, a controlled substance.
From St. Kitts, the DEA want Dave Elroy Sweeney, 39 and Patrick Sylvester Warner, 57.
DEA officers also want Dev Harrilal Maharaj, 37, of Trinidad and Tobago for possession and distribution and USVI national, Wayne B Serieux, is being sought by the DEA. The 43-year-old of Estate Pearl #7, St. Thomas has been a DEA fugitive since 2005.
Anyone with information on any of the fugitives is urged to call the U.S. Marshals Service 24-hour number 1-877-WANTED2 (1-877-926-8332) or contact the DEA office in Puerto Rico or the U.S. with information. The full list of alleged criminals can also be seen at www.justive.gov/dea.