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July 20, 2022
Omar Cardenas Added to Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List
Omar Alexander Cardenas, wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of a man and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, has been added to the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
- Fugitive Omar Alexander Cardenas, Wanted for Murder in Los Angeles, Added to FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List
|Date(s) of Birth Used||March 23, 1995|
|Place of Birth||California|
|Height||Approximately 5’6″ to 5’7″|
|Weight||Approximately 240 to 300 pounds|
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Omar Alexander Cardenas.
Cardenas often has a beard and wears prescription glasses.
Omar Alexander Cardenas is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of a man that occurred on August 15, 2019, in a large outdoor shopping center in Sylmar, California, immediately next to Los Angeles. It is alleged that he fired several rounds from a semi-automatic handgun at the victim, striking him in the head and causing his death. A local arrest warrant was issued for Cardenas on April 3, 2020, in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County after he was charged locally with murder. A federal arrest warrant from the United States District Court, Central District of California, was issued for Cardenas on September 2, 2021, after he was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.