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

Published: Aug. 2, 2017 at 8:22 PM MST|Updated: Aug. 3, 2017 at 7:39 AM MST
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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.

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