Cochise Co. Sheriff's Office asking for public's help locating fugitive

Cochise Co. Sheriff's Office asking for public's help locating fugitive

COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a wanted fugitive.

According to a CCSO news release, 40-year-old Benson resident Mario Tamez is wanted for failure to appear on charges of possession of drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He has a felony warrant issued by the Superior Court for the original charges.

Tamez is described as Hispanic, 5-foot-8, 210 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, last seen with a goatee.

His last known address is in Benson. If you see him, do not approach Tamez. If you have information on his whereabouts you are asked to call CCSO at 432-9500 or a local law enforcement agency.

CRIME COVERAGE: The KOLD News 13 mugshots of the month are available HERE.

MOBILE USERS: Download our app on your Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2017 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.