Mario Dos Santos Perez
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The Monroe County Office of the District Attorney is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted fugitive.
Mario Dos Santos Perez, 26, with a last known address of Wigwam Park Road in Stroud Township, is wanted for possessing child pornography.
Detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office and officers from the Stroud Area Regional Police Department served a search warrant on Perez’s apartment on August 13, 2014. The investigation, which began in late July, revealed that Perez was using a popular file sharing network to download and share child pornography over the Internet from his home computer. An examination of Perez’s computer resulted in detectives recovering numerous videos and pictures of children as young 3 years old engaged in sex acts with adults, as well as other evidence.
Perez was not home at the time of the search warrant.
Police have attempted to locate or contact Perez but have been unsuccessful. He has not shown up to work, and Perez’s wife and other family claim that they have not heard from him since shortly after he learned that he was wanted. His apartment on Wigwam Park Road, which he shared with his wife, is now vacant. Perez’s wife has been cooperative with authorities and is not suspected of concealing Perez’s whereabouts.
Perez, who is originally from Spain, is aware that he is wanted by police, and may have fled the area.
Anyone with information on Perez’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Brian Webbe at (570) 517-3114, or online at http://monroecountyda.com.