UPDATED Fugitive Friday: Watsonville

Police are looking for a man wanted for drug possession.

Updated Dec. 1: Anthony Gilbert was arrested by sheriff's deputies Dec. 1 in Boulder Creek.


Local law enforcement agencies have come together and are asking for the public's help in locating some of the county's most wanted. Have you seen any of this week's fugitives? If so, contact your local law enforcement agency.

John Eric Hurtado
AGE: 39
DESCRIPTION: 5 feet, 10 inches tall and 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes
HOME: Watsonville.
WARRANT: Drug possession. He is a Norteño gang member with a violent history.

Anthony Gilbert
AGE: 21
DESCRIPTION: 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 175 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes
HOME: Santa Cruz
WARRANT: Burglary. He was convicted and put on probation but violated the terms of his sentence.

Gabriel Hylton

AGE: 30
DESCRIPTION: 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 178 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes
HOME: San Lorenzo Valley
WARRANT: Vehicle theft and felony theft.

Mark Medokowich
AGE: 27
DESCRIPTION: 6 feet, 1 inch tall and 150 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes
HOME: unknown
WARRANT: Burglary and forgery. Medokowich was featured in April 2011 Most Wanted, but now he has an additional warrant for forgery. He entered a bank and attempted to cash a stolen check. He has failed to appear in court
to face the charges.

Mitchell Edward Swienton
AGE: 47
DESCRIPTION: 5 feet, 11 inches tall and 195 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes
HOME: Santa Cruz
WARRANT: Identity theft and a parole violation. Swienton used a fictitious driver’s license and someone’s social security number to obtain funds. Swienton was arrested and failed to appear in court.


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