SNOQUALMIE, WASH -- Bellevue police detectives arrested a 32-year-old prolific offender today at the Snoqualmie Casino. Daniel Alvarez is most recently wanted in connection with a residential burglary in Mountlake Terrace on February 11, 2020. According to Mountlake Terrace police, Alvarez and Brenden Morris broke into the Mountlake Terrace home and stole miscellaneous property, including an AR-15 semi-rifle and ammunition. Morris was apprehended on February 19, 2020, in Snohomish County, but Alvarez eluded police until today.
Bellevue detectives developed information about Alvarez’s whereabouts and tracked him down late this afternoon at the Snoqualmie Casino. Alvarez has at least nine felony convictions and has a history of eluding police. “Daniel Alvarez is a career criminal and a danger to our community. He puts everyone, including officers, at risk because of his propensity to flee a scene when approached by law enforcement,” said Captain David Sanabria. “We are safer today with Alvarez behind bars.” The arrest was a joint operation between Bellevue, Mountlake Terrace, and Auburn police departments.
Alvarez was arrested on charges of Residential Burglary, Theft of a firearm, Unlawful Possession of a firearm and a felony warrant. A 32-year-old woman who was with Alvarez was also arrested on drug charges.
ORIGINAL STORY - Mountlake Terrace Police are asking for the public's help to find Daniel A. Alvarez.
Detectives say he was identified by Washington's Most Wanted viewers as the second suspect in a home burglary in which an AR15, an engagement ring and other jewelry were stolen from an apartment on February 11, 2020.
Danny Alvarez has an extensive criminal history including 41 arrests. He is a 9 time convicted felon for various crimes including - Theft of motor vehicle, Identity Theft 2, Taking a Motor Vehicle Without Permission, Residential Burglary, Possession of Controlled Substance, Attempt to Elude and other crimes.
Alvarez currently has a felony Department of Corrections warrant for his arrest for escape community custody.
Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for any tip that helps locate him.
If you have any information on his location, you can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at http://www.P3Tips.com or through the P3 Tips App that you can download to your cell phone for free. There is a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and charge filed in the case. You can also call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).