The Merced County Sheriff's Department is looking for Elias Catano, a parolee at large and a sex offender out of compliance with his registration requirements.
Catano, 47, is six feet tall, about 190 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. He has a large tattoo on his chest, and an eagle on the back of his neck. The sheriff's department says that Catano is a drop out of a criminal street gang, and may still associate with gang members.
He was last seen in Gustine and Merced.
Information about Catano may be given to the Merced County Sheriff's Department at (209) 385-7616.