NAME: PETER CALZADA (54)
ALIAS: PETER CASTILLO
ETHINCITY / GENDER: HISPANIC / MALE
WEIGHT: 250+ lbs. (Projected)
PLACE OF BIRTH: EL PASO, TEXAS
SCAR: ON RIGHT WRIST
EL PASO, TEXAS – This week MANHUNT MONDAY re-profiles a Fugitive / Former Sheriff’s Deputy who has been on the run for 11 years now for a crime committed almost 17 years ago. The target is identified as PETER CALZADA of El Paso, Texas.
In 1997, PETER CALZADA & another ex- Deputy Sheriff kidnapped and raped a woman while on duty. Both men were later convicted. In 2003, just before his sentencing CALZADA failed to appear in court for sentencing and has not been seen since.
CALZADA was first featured on MANHUNT MONDAY in 2008 as the NO. 15 Fugitive profiled & has been featured every year since.
Recent Tips on CALZADA:
In 2009, information received indicated CALZADA had gained weight & was wearing his hair long. It was also mentioned that he was hiding in deep Mexico making a living as an instructor teaching the English language.
In 2012, a tipster indicated CALZADA was spotted at an airport facility in Arizona & quickly left just after CALZADA & the caller made eye contact.
There have been many theories on PETER CALZADA ‘s whereabouts to include possible sightings of him back in the Borderland.
PETER CALZADA remains on the run wanted for the offense of AGGRAVATED KIDNAPPING. He has been featured numerous times on Crime Stoppers of El Paso Most Wanted & remains Wanted by the the U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE.
If anyone has seen or has any information on the whereabouts of
PETER CALZADA please (click on SUBMIT icon):
Or Text the word EPCSO and the tip information to 847411 (tip411).
If you have any information at all about a suspect in this case, contact Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org or you can send a text message by entering the key word “CRIME1” (no space and include the quotation marks) plus your tip information, and text it to CRIMES (274637).
Callers will remain anonymous & may be eligible for a reward if the information provided leads to the apprehension of the individuals featured.
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