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Reward offered for Puerto Rican fugitive


A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a Puerto Rican fugitive believed to be in the Cleveland area.

Carlos Garcia-Toro, also known as Peter Marquez Marquez, is wanted on charges of homicide and larceny by the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force on a warrant out of San Juan.

Police say Garcia-Toro, 23, allegedly killed a man and was stealing bank account information from unsuspecting people and businesses. A warrant was issued in November 2012 and Garcia-Toro fled Puerto Rico and moved to Cleveland, according to a news release from the task force. Once in Cleveland, he obtained fraudulent documents and a driver’s license under his new identity, Peter Marquez Marquez.

Garcia-Toro is about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and 145 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be hiding somewhere in Cleveland. He has a previous address near the 3400 block of West 50th Street, Cleveland.

Anyone with information about his location should contact the task force at (866) 4WANTED or text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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