Most Wanted: Victor Manuel Valdovinos

August 13, 2013 

NAME: Victor Manuel Valdovinos

CHARGE: Murder

DESCRIPTION: 27 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 220 pounds, black hair, brown eyes

THE CASE: Valdovinos is wanted by the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department on suspicion of murder in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Jesus Gallardo, who was killed Jan. 4, 2012, in Felipe Garza Park in Patterson.

NOTES: Sheriff's officials said Valdovinos has several tattoos, including "Mi Querida Madre" on his neck, "Little Angel" on his forearm and "Nancy" on a finger of his left hand.

REPORT A TIP: Police ask anyone with information about Valdovinos' whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can email tips through the Crime Stoppers website,, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" and a message. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward.

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