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Juan Manuel Chavez

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: Murder and Conspiracy
  • Alias: Manuel Chavez
  • Sex: M
  • Descent: Hispanic
  • Height: 5'09
  • Weight: 130 pounds
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Date of Birth: 11/16/1980
  • Age: 22*
  • Oddities: Scar on upper lip, Two gunshot scars on left arm
*Age Calculated From Date of Crime


On December 31, 2001, at approximately 11:30 a.m., the victim and several witnesses were walking eastbound through the alley near Roscoe Boulevard at Sharp Avenue when a green Jeep Cherokee (recovered) drove up to the victim. The suspect, the front passenger, fired multiple shots at the victim with a blue steel handgun (recovered). The victim died as a result of his injuries. The driver and two other co-principles are in custody. Additional information: The suspect is a member of “Down With Pacoima” (DWP), an Arleta tagging crew.