On Monday, we shared mug shots and offense information for Denver's top fifty most wanted criminals -- a post supplemented by a sequel noting that the Denver Police Department had already rounded up four of the scofflaws, including accused sexual abuser Freddie Ray Lazzo.
Now, the department's tracked down three more fugitives on the roster: No. 21, Louis A. Olona, No. 38, Jharel Bobby Jones, and No. 47, Alicia F. Esquibel.
What led to their capture? The DPD provides a decent amount of detail about the Jones grab, plus snippets about Olona and Esquibel. Read the account below, accompanied by Olona and Esquibel striking a pose.
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The Fugitive Location Apprehension Group FLAG along with several other Metro Area Law Enforcement agencies are continuing to look for the fugitives identified on the 50 Most Wanted list. On Sunday, March 14, 2010, officers set out to locate the 50 suspects on the list. They were able to locate and arrest 4 suspects on the 50 Most Wanted list and 26 additional suspects with outstanding warrants.
As of March 17, 2010, officers have been able to locate 3 more suspects on the 50 Most Wanted list. Number 21 Louis A. Olona was wanted for parole violation and was arrested by FLAG in Thornton. Number 47, Alicia F. Esquibel, who was wanted for assault and menacing, turned herself in. Police arrested number 38 Jharel Bobby Jones who was wanted for Attempted Murder and was listed as a High Risk Arrest. Officers received information Jones was hiding in an apartment located in 11100 block of East Alameda. The apartment was surrounded by uniformed officers and contact was made with the residents of the apartment. Jharel Jones immediately surrendered without incident. This brings the total of those arrested on the 2010, 50 Most Wanted list to 7.
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any wanted fugitive, please contact your local police department. If you wish to remain anonymous you may do so by contacting Crime Stoppers. You can reach Crime Stoppers by visiting their website at www.metro-denvercrimestoppers.com or by calling their 24 tip line at 720-913-STOP (7867). If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash award up to $2,000.00.