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Horacio Mercado Naranjo

WARNING: This individual is considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to apprehend suspect yourself. If seen, contact your local police station ASAP.

  • Wanted For: 288 (C) (1) PC Lewd Act Upon A Child
  • Sex: M
  • Descent: Hispanic
  • Height: 5'06"
  • Weight: 160 pounds
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Date of Birth: 10/02/1968
  • Age: 31*
  • DR#: 99-0526516
*Age Calculated From Date of Crime


In February 1999, the 31-year old suspect met the 14-year old female victim on the street. The suspect allowed the victim to temporarily live with him at this apartment. The suspect engaged the victim in sexual intercourse, which resulted in the victim becoming pregnant. Paternity test confirmed that the suspect is the paternal father. Additional Information: Suspect is wanted on an outstanding probation warrant # LAPDNA04224001.