On The Run: Mario Chavez

Wanted: Mario Chavez (Photo: Bexar County Sheriff's Office)

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office needs your help to find 30 year old Mario Chavez. Chavez is wanted for Possession of a Controlled Substance Over 400 grams.

Deputy Johnny Garcia, Bexar County Sheriff's Office: "In May, 2017 Chavez was seen making a hand to hand exchange believed by to be a drug transaction. Chavez was then seen carrying a grocery bag to a vehicle, and departed from the location."

According to the Sheriff's office, deputies tried to stop the vehicle, but the suspects pulled into a business complex. That's when deputies reported seeing the passenger door of the suspect vehicle open up, and Chavez jumping out the vehicle while it was still in motion.

"Chavez hit the ground, rolled several times with the grocery bag in hand, and as he was getting up deputies surrounded Chavez and placed him into custody without incident. Deputies discovered in the grocery bag over 2 1/2 lbs. Of methamphetamine," said Garcia.

This past September, Chavez failed to show up for his court hearing and has been on the run since.

Mario Chavez is 5'6 and weighs 150 pounds.

If you have any information you can call the Bexar County Sheriff's office at 210-335-6000.

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