Monday, October 5, 2009
Manhunt Monday - Martin Velarde
In August of 2009 Metro Officers responded to an address in the Northeast part of Las Vegas to investigate a report of sexual crimes against a minor. As a outgrowth of that investigation, officers quickly identified Martin Velarde as the suspect, located and arrested him.
Velarde was released on bail, and failed to appear in court as ordered. Velarde is currently wanted for the felony crime of Statutory sexual seduction.
Martin Velarde is a white male adult, 21 years of age, standing 5'11" tall and weighing approximately 140 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. Velarde also uses the last name “Belarte”. Velarde’s last known address was on Del Amo Street, near Charleston Boulevard, in Northeast Las Vegas. Prior to this crime Velarde had no significant criminal history.
Anyone with any information concerning the location of Martin Velarde is urged to contact the L.V.M.P.D. Juvenile Sexual Abuse Detail at 828-3307 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.