UPDATE – The sheriff’s office reports that Alvarez was captured by police in Orland, California on Oct. 11, 2018.
ORIGINAL STORY – Felipe Gonzales Alvarez, 52, is the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Most Wanted Wednesday suspect this week.
Alvarez, who sheriff’s officials say has more than 40 aliases, is wanted for multiple counts of identity theft and forgery/counterfeiting.
He is described as 5’6″ tall and 240 pounds. His last known address is unknown.
The sheriff’s office is warning merchants, in particular, to be on the lookout for Alvarez and to notify law enforcement immediately if he attempts to cash a check.
Felipe Gonzales Alvarez
If you have any information on Alvarez’s whereabouts, you’re asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (805) 781-4550 or Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP. You can also text a tip to Crime Stoppers by texting “SLOTIPS” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).
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.
Most Wanted Wednesday files