UPDATE: Pedro Avalos-Moreno was apprehended in Yuma in the evening hours of 8/1/16 as part of a multi-agency operation.
Pedro Avalos-Moreno has been wanted by the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office since June 21st of this year. Avalos-Moreno now has 6 outstanding felony warrants with nationwide extradition involving the following charges: Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (x2), Introduction of Contraband into a Secure Facility, Violation of Bail Bond Conditions (x4), Violation of a Protection Order, Fraud by Check (x4), Theft, and Driving Under Restraint. Avalos-Moreno is also currently on bond for Possession of a Dangerous Weapon, Possession of a Weapon of Previous Felony Offender (x3), and Possession of a Defaced Firearm.
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has information indicating that Avalos-Moreno is in possession of firearms and has been issuing challenges for law enforcement to come get him. Avalos-Moreno has been elevated to Yuma County’s #1 Most Wanted fugiive. Please call 911 if you witness Avalos-Moreno, he should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached by citizens. Please call the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 970-332-4805 if you have information pertaining to the whereabouts of Avalos-Moreno.
Click on the link below to view Avalos-Moreno’s wanted poster, along with the entire Most Wanted list.
Yuma County’s Most Wanted