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UPDATE: Most Wanted Wednesday: Stephen Ryan Avellar

Posted at 6:34 PM, Jan 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 22:31:49-05

UPDATE (1/24) - The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office says the warrant was recalled Thursday after Avellar appeared in court.


ORIGINAL STORY: Stephen Ryan Avellar, 47, is the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Most Wanted Wednesday suspect this week.

Avellar is wanted for failing to appear in court for inflicting corporal injury to a spouse or cohabitant, dissuading a witness from reporting a crime, and disobeying a court order.

He is described as 6' tall and 200 pounds. His last known address is in Los Osos.

If you have any information on Avellar's whereabouts, you're asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (805) 781-4550 or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP.

Tips to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously and callers are eligible to receive a cash reward if the information provided leads to an arrest and conviction of a felony offender.

Click here to submit a tip through the Crime Stoppers website and learn more about other wanted suspects and unsolved crimes in the area.


Phone: (805) 549-STOP (7867)

Click here to visit the Crime Stoppers website.

Click here to submit a tip online.

You can also text a tip to Crime Stoppers by texting SLOTIPS plus your message to CRIMES (274637).


Phone: (805) 781-4550