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July 29, 2014

MOST WANTED

Name: Surgio Valencia Baltazar

Name: Surgio Valencia Baltazar

Charges: In 2009, Baltazar scaled a fence at the Latorraca Correctional Center and escaped. Investigators believe he used clothes and blankets to avoid being cut by the fence's razor wire as he climbed over. He was being held on charges of carjacking, possession of a concealed weapon and possession of stolen property. He was also scheduled to be deported.

Bail: $999,990

Description: A 41-year-old Latino, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Tattoos: None

Notes: Last seen in the Atwater area

Leave a tip: Merced County Sheriff’s Department (209) 385-7616 or visit www.mercedsheriff.com

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