May 14, 2008

Most Wanted May 14

NAME: Maurilio Vasquez

CHARGE: Murder

DESCRIPTION: 22 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 200 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes

THE CASE: Modesto police believe Vasquez rode up on a bicycle and fired a 9 mm handgun at least 10 times at two men who were walking in Modesto's airport neighborhood about 2:30 a.m. April 29.

NOTES: The gunfire killed Clarence "Buddy" Mason, who was walking with his dog and injured a 29-year-old man walking with them. Police said neither victim was involved with gangs, but Vasquez is a gang member.

WHOM TO CALL: Police ask anyone with information about Vasquez's whereabouts to call Detective Phil Owen at 572-9589 or CrimeStoppers at 521-4636. Callers to CrimeStoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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