Wanted: $20,000 Reward


The FBI and Tacoma Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating a fugitive whom investigators believe is responsible for multiple murders in Tacoma, Washington.

Santiago “Pucho” Villalba Mederos, 25, is believed to have fled to Mexico and speaks both English and Spanish. Santiago Villalba Mederos is known to have family living in Mexico. He is a member of the Eastside Lokotes Sureno (ELS) gang.

A reward of up to $20,000 is offered for information leading to the arrest and extradition of Villalba Mederos.

If you have information on the location of this person, contact Tacoma Police Department Officer Loretta Cool, Public Information Officer. lcool@cityoftacoma.org, 253-591-5968 Or FBI Seattle Division Ayn Dietrich-Williams, Media Coordinator. ayn.dietrich@ic.fbi.gov, 206-262-2390. ,