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For Immediate Release

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February 16, 2011 DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico(505) 462-2330
The Hunt Begins for Two Sex Offenders

Albuquerque, NM - The United States Marshals Service in New Mexico adds two sexual offenders to the Marshals Service, New Mexico Most Wanted List. The Marshals Service have set its sights on the two fugitives and will work with its law enforcement partners, local, county, state and federal to locate and apprehend these fugitives.

Jeffrey Merculief is wanted in the state of New Mexico for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. He was convicted in 1993 for child molestation and then convicted in Bernalillo County in 2007 and twice in 2008 for failure to comply with sex offender registry requirements. He was released from jail in October 2010 and failed to register since being released. His whereabouts are currently unknown.

Aaron Garcia-Treviso is wanted out of Farmington, New Mexico for Sexual Assault.  Garcia-Treviso was employed at Wal-Mart in Farmington New Mexico where he sexually assaulted a co-worker at the business.  Garcia-Treviso used an Alias of Hector Treviso to get hired with Wal-Mart. Deputy Marshals have information that Garcia-Treviso may be in the area of Las Cruces, NM or El Paso, TX.

United States Marshal Conrad E. Candelaria for the District of New Mexico said “These sexual predators are a danger to the community and are a top priority for the Marshals service and with the help of the community law enforcement and media partners, we intend to apprehend these fugitives as quickly as possible.”

If you receive any information regarding the above named individuals, please contact the United States Marshals Service for the District of New Mexico at (505) 346-6400/Albuquerque or (575) 527-6850/Las Cruces

More information can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov/district/nm/fugitives/index.html

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov

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