Long before the Interwebs were awash with lists like "Top 10 Squeaky Cat Toys" and "Top 25 Geeky Video Game Comic Book D&D Tie-Ins," the FBI was issuing its top 10 lists of most-wanted criminals.
Perhaps you've even seen them at the post office.
The long arm of the bureau extends beyond the 50 U.S. states. In cooperation with Interpol, the FBI also lists the top 10 wanted criminals believed to have fled the country. Ironically, three on the current round-up allegedly committed crimes in Orange County.
First, to meet all 10 fugitives, check out the FBI website.
John McDonald of the Orange County Sheriff's Department Public Affairs office made the local connection, and he isolates those locals on the lam on the OCSD website.
All wanted for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, the local baddies are:
- a schizophrenic who tried to kill and elderly woman and her son with a knife in Huntington Beach. He speaks English but is believed to be hiding out in a Spanish-speaking country;
- a tattoed Vietnamese fellow who allegedly shot and killed two restaurant patrons in Garden Grove before trying to kill an unarmed security guard. He's likely in Vietnam;
- and, a former choir director who is accused of performing sex acts on a 13-year-old boy in Buena Park. He could be hiding out in Norway or the Bahamas.
Bachelor No. 1 is considered armed and dangerous, Bachelor No. 2 is considered armed and extremely dangerous and Bachelor No. 3 is one sick pup.
If you have information about any or all of these fellows, contact your local FBI office. To perhaps help jog your memory, here are their respective Interpol pages:
FELICIANO GONZALO ALFONSO CABERO
Photographs taken in 1999
|Aliases:||Cabero Gonzalo Alfonso, Caberofeliciano Gonzalo Alfonso, Feliciano Gonzalo Alfonso, Gonzalo Cabero Alfonso, Gonzalo Caberofeliciano Alfonso, Gonzalo Feliciano Alfonso, Alfonso Gonzalo Cabero, Feliciano Cabero, Feliciano Gonzalo Cabero, Gonzalo Alfonso Cabero, Gonzalo Cabero, Alfonso Gonzalo Caberofeliciano, Gonzalo Alfonso Caberofeliciano, Alfonso Gonzalo Feliciano, Gonzalo Alfonso Feliciano, Alfonso Cabero Gonzalo, Alfonso Caberofeliciano Gonzalo, Alfonso Feliciano Gonzalo, Cabero Alfonso Gonzalo, Caberofeliciano Alfonso, Feliciano Alfonso Gonzalo|
|Date of Birth Used:||January 16, 1972||Hair:||Brown|
|Place of Birth:||Spain||Eyes:||Green|
|Weight:||125 pounds||Race:||White (Hispanic)|
|Scars and Marks:||None known|
|Remarks:||Cabero is likely to visit Spain, Mexico, Peru and other Spanish-speaking countries. However, he speaks English. Cabero reportedly is schizophrenic.|
Feliciano Gonzalo Alfonso Cabero is wanted for his alleged involvement in the attempted murder of an elderly woman and her son in Huntington Beach, California. Cabero reportedly met the victims while travelling in Peru. In August 1998, the victims allowed Cabero to come and stay with them in their home in California. In October 1998, Cabero allegedly attacked the victims with a knife reportedly following a dispute. The victims were seriously injured, but they survived.
Cabero was charged with attempted murder by the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, West Justice Center, Westminster, California, and a state warrant was issued for his arrest on October 21, 1998. A federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Central District of California, on November 13, 1998, after Cabero was charged federally with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
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SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS
HUY QUOC CAO
Huy Quoc Cao is wanted for his alleged involvement in a double murder in California. On August 16, 2004, Cao allegedly went to a restaurant in Garden Grove, shot and killed two of the patrons, and shot at an unarmed, uniformed security guard who reportedly chased him. The murder victims allegedly flirted with Cao's girlfriend who was a waitress at the restaurant.
Cao was charged with murder and attempted murder by the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, and a state warrant was issued on September 24, 2004, for his arrest. A federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Central District of California, County of Orange, on November 18, 2004, after Cao was charged federally with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
ROGER ALAN GIESE
Roger Alan Giese is wanted for his alleged involvement in sexual activity with a 13-year-old boy in Buena Park, California. In 1998, when Giese was a choir director, he met the victim and befriended his family. Giese was able to move into the victim's home and the sex acts allegedly took place until 2002. Giese was arrested in 2002, but he was released on bond pending trial. From 2002 until 2007, Giese appeared in court as scheduled. However, Giese failed to appear for his pre-trial motions hearing on March 12, 2007, and the next day, he failed to appear for jury selection.
Giese was charged with lewd acts with a child and penetration with a foreign object by the Central Justice Center, County of Orange, State of California, and a state warrant was issued on March 12, 2007, for his arrest. A federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Central District of California, on March 16, 2007, after Giese was charged federally with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.