Since its inception in 1950, nearly 500 of the 526 fugitives that have been on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list have been apprehended or located.
Of those fugitives, 162 have been apprehended because of public assistance.
At a minimum, a reward of up to $100,000 is offered by the FBI for information which leads directly to the arrest of a “Ten Most Wanted Fugitive." In some instances, the reward amount offered is more than $100,000.
At the turn of the 2022calendar, the fugitives below appear on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List. If you recognize any of these men, contact your local FBI office (Boston).
*The information below each fugitive is directly from the FBI's Most Wanted List
**Yaser Abdel Said was captured in August 2020 but remains on the Ten Most Wanted List.
For more information on each fugitive, click on their name.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Alexis Flores.
Flores has ties to Honduras.
Alexis Flores is wanted for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and murder of a five-year-old girl in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The girl was reported missing in late July of 2000, and was later found strangled to death in a nearby apartment in early August of 2000.
The United States Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program is offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading directly to the arrest of Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez.
Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez has ties to or may visit Monterrey, Mexico and Mexico City, Mexico.
Jose Rodolfo Villarreal-Hernandez, also known as “El Gato,” is wanted for his alleged involvement in the interstate stalking and conspiracy to commit murder-for-hire of a 43-year-old male victim on May 22, 2013, in Southlake, Texas. A federal arrest warrant for these charges was issued on June 20, 2018. Villarreal-Hernandez allegedly holds an active leadership position in the Beltran Leyva drug-trafficking organization within the region of San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Eugene Palmer.
Palmer is known to be interested in auto racing and is a car enthusiast. He is also an experienced hunter and outdoorsman.
Eugene Palmer is wanted for allegedly shooting and killing his daughter-in-law on September 24, 2012, in Stony Point, New York. After a local arrest warrant was issued for Palmer in Rockland County and he was charged with murder, a federal arrest warrant was issued on June 10, 2013, by the United States Court for the Southern District of New York after Palmer was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
The United States Department of State’s Narcotics Rewards Program is offering a reward of up to $20 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Rafael Caro-Quintero.
Caro-Quintero is a member of the Sinaloa Cartel and is known to frequent the area of Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico. Caro-Quintero also has previous ties to Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and Costa Rica.
Rafael Caro-Quintero is wanted for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and murder of a Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in 1985, in Mexico. Additionally, Caro-Quintero allegedly holds an active key leadership position directing the activities of the Sinaloa Cartel and the Caro-Quintero Drug Trafficking Organization within the region of Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $200,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Jason Derek Brown.
Brown speaks fluent French and has a master's degree in International Business. He is an avid golfer, snowboarder, skier, and dirt biker. Brown enjoys being the center of attention and has been known to frequent nightclubs where he enjoys showing off his high-priced vehicles, boats, and other toys. Brown was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and completed his Mormon mission near Paris, France.
Brown has ties to California, Arizona, and Utah. In the past, he has traveled to France and Mexico. Additionally, he may be in the possession of a Glock 9mm and a .45 caliber handgun.
Jason Derek Brown is wanted for murder and armed robbery in Phoenix, Arizona. During November of 2004, Brown allegedly shot and killed an armored car guard outside a movie theater and then fled with the money.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel.
Patel was last known to be in the Newark, New Jersey, area.
Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel is wanted for allegedly killing his wife by striking her multiple times with an object while they were both working at a donut shop in Hanover, Maryland, on April 12, 2015. A local arrest warrant was issued in the District Court of Maryland for Anne Arundel County on April 13, 2015, and Patel was charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault, and dangerous weapon with intent to injure. A federal arrest warrant was issued in the United States District Court, District of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, on April 20, 2015, after Patel was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Alejandro Rosales Castillo.
Castillo's last known residence was in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has ties to Phoenix, Arizona. Castillo was seen crossing into Mexico and may reside in San Francisco de los Romo, Aguascalientes, or Pabellón de Arteaga, Aguascalientes. He also may have traveled to the Mexican states of Guanajuato or Veracruz.
He may wear his hair short and shaved on the sides.
Alejandro Rosales Castillo is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of a co-worker in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2016. The female victim’s vehicle was located at a bus station in Phoenix, Arizona, on August 15, 2016. On August 17, 2016, the victim’s body was located in a wooded area in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, with a gunshot wound to the head.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Arnoldo Jimenez.
Jimenez may have fled to Durango, Mexico, specifically in the area of Santiago Papasquiaro. He may also frequent Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He has previously resided in Chicago, Illinois.
Arnoldo Jimenez is wanted for allegedly killing his wife on May 12, 2012, the day after their wedding. He allegedly stabbed his wife to death in his black, four-door, 2006 Maserati, then allegedly dragged her body into the bathroom tub of her apartment in Burbank, Illinois. Jimenez was charged with first degree murder by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, and a state warrant was issued for his arrest on May 15, 2012. A federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, on May 17, 2012, after Jimenez was charged federally with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Yulan Adonay Archaga Carias.
Archaga Carias is believed to only speak Spanish.
Yulan Adonay Archaga Carias is charged federally in the Southern District of New York with racketeering conspiracy, cocaine importation conspiracy, and possession and conspiracy to possess machine guns. As the alleged leader of MS-13 for all of Honduras, Archaga Carias allegedly controlled MS-13 criminal activity in Honduras and provided support and resources to the MS-13 enterprise in Central America and the United States with firearms, narcotics, and cash. Archaga Carias is also allegedly responsible for supporting multi-ton loads of cocaine through Honduras to the United States and for ordering and participating in murders of rival gang members and others associated with MS-13. This case is being investigated as part of Joint Task Force Vulcan.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Octaviano Juarez-Corro.
Octaviano Juarez-Corro has ties to, or may visit, Wisconsin, California, and Mexico.
Octaviano Juarez-Corro is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of two individuals and the attempted murder of three other individuals at a picnic in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on May 29, 2006. On June 1, 2006, the Milwaukee County Circuit Court issued a felony arrest warrant for Juarez-Corro for two counts of intentional homicide first degree, and three counts of attempted intentional homicide first degree. On June 2, 2006, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Juarez-Corro by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, after he was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.