On the Loose
Attempted murder suspect escapes from Juvenile Hall
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Salinas Police and Monterey County Juvenile Probation are searching for 17-year-old Antonio Gregorio, after he slipped his security shackled and escaped during a medical visit in Salinas this morning.
Gregorio fled to the parking lot of the funeral home at Circle Drive and North Sanborn Road and got into a white sedan with two females, according to police.
"Gregorio was in Juvenile Hall awaiting sentencing as an adult for an attempted homicide charge," police said in a statement. "The attempted homicide involved the use of a firearm in the 500 [block] of Roosevelt [Street] in June 2009. Gregorio, a confirmed gang member, should be considered dangerous.
"Anyone with information as to the current whereabouts of Gregorio should call 911. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at 831-775-4222, or the We-Tip Line at 1-800-78-CRIME, or text information to the Text Tip Line with the code 'SPD831' to '847411.'"