Carlos Mercado: High-violent offender missing in Chelan County

mercadoWANTED IN CHELAN COUNTY -- Carlos Mercado has a felony warrant for failing to report to the Department of Corrections. He is classified as a high violent” offender.  He is currently on supervision for a Domestic Violence Court Order Violation. Officers say when Mercado was serving time in Chelan County Jail, he made more than a dozen phone calls to his girlfriend -- who is protected in the court order.

Officers say he has a history of violating this valid No Contact Order, which places the victim at risk. Mercado is known to carry firearms and has a previous Unlawful Possession Of Firearm conviction. Officers say he's a known gang member with a horrible meth addiction. He knows he has a warrant, so officers believe he is a risk to Law Enforcement. Officers think he could be traveling between Wenatchee and Spokane. He's 28 years old and his street name is "Duende". If you know where he is, call an anonymous tip into: CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest. CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers