Help needed in locating fugitive
The Crime Stoppers and Borger Police Department are needing the help of the public in locating a fugitive.On the evening of Wednesday, March 28, 2012, a City of Borger police officer attempted to stop a red Ford Expedition. This was due to the vehicle disregarding a red stop signal at the intersection of Third Street and Main Street, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.As the officer tried to stop the vehicle for the traffic violation, the driver of the vehicle would not stop. At this point and time, a short vehicle pursuit took place. The vehicle stopped at a residence in the 800 block of Whittenburg Street. As the vehicle stopped, the driver quickly exited the vehicle and took off on foot.Lt. Griffin said the driver/suspect eventually eluded responding police officers. A juvenile female, who was a passenger in the vehicle during the pursuit, was left in the vehicle as the driver fled on foot.The driver was identified as Juan Carlos Aguilera, Hispanic male, 27, of Borger. It was also found that Aguilera currently has outstanding warrants for his arrest out of Hutchinson County, as well as the City of Borger.Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of Aguilera is asked and encouraged to contact the Borger Police Department at (806) 273-0930 or Crime Stoppers at (806) 274-6371.Lt. Griffin said that those who call in with a tip or information to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous. However, those who wish to receive an award in reference to the tip or information are asked to leave a working reliable telephone number so that a Crime Stoppers representative can contact them at a later date and time in reference to reward information in the event the tip or information proves to be reliable or relevant.Crime Stoppers offers awards ranging form $50 up to $1,000 for reliable and relevant tips and information in reference to any unsolved investigation or crime, any type of criminal activity, and/or outstanding fugitives from justice.