Felony Warrant Issued For Gang Member Who Threatened The Life Of An Arizona Department Of Public Safety (DPS) Officer.
DPS Seeks Information About The Suspect's Whereabouts From the Public
Friday, May 11, 2012 -
During the booking process, Lopez stated to officers that he was terminally ill and had “nothing to lose”. Lopez made several threatening statements to officers, indicating he would not go down without a fight and would teach officers a lesson.
Lopez was bonded out before a felony warrant was issued.
Lopez is a documented member of a criminal street gang and is considered to be armed and dangerous, DPS and GIITEM detectives are asking for any information or tips that will lead to the successful capture of Lopez. Please do NOT attempt to approach Lopez, call the numbers given.
SUSPECT: HECTOR JOSE LOPEZ JR. AKA “TAPIA”, 02/22/1981
WARRANT ISSUED FOR A.R.S. 13-1202A3, B2 = THREATENING OR INTIMIDATING (CLASS 3 FELONY)
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