FBI makes public appeal for help finding Oregon man convicted on federal meth charges
MEDFORD, Ore. - Have you seen Alberto Hinojosa?
The Medford man pleaded guilty in April 2016 to federal charges of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute the drug, the FBI says.
Sentencing was set for April 12, 2017. Hinojosa never appeared in court. On May 4, 2017, a federal grand jury indicted him on charges of failing to appear for sentencing. A judge issued an arrest warrant.
Hinojosa remains at large. The FBI made a public appeal Friday for help locating him.
The FBI says Hinojosa never returned to Medford after taking a planned trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, at the start of 2017.
His last known address is in Medford, Oregon. Hinojosa is also known to have family connections in Stockton, California. The FBI said Hinojosa may have ties to Bakersfield, California.
Hinojosa has brown eyes and black hair. He stands 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds. He has scars on his right calf an right finger.
Anyone with information about Hinojosa's whereabouts should contact their local FBI office or submit a tip via https://tips.fbi.gov. In Oregon, call the FBI in Medford at (541) 773-2942 or the FBI in Portland at (503) 224-4181. In California, call the FBI in Los Angeles at (310) 477-6565 or the FBI in Sacramento at (916) 746-7000.