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Santa Ana Police Department
Wednesday May 15th, 2019 :: 12:01 p.m. PDT


#MostWantedWednesday Requesting Assistance In Locating Wanted Suspect For Rape By Force & Kidnapping To Commit Rape

WANTED SUSPECT: Oscar Vela (26)

Description: Male, 5’07”, 160lbs, black hair, brown eyes
Location: 1000 block of N. Bewley, Santa Ana

On 12/24/2017 at approximately 5:27 AM, Vela and an unknown male suspect kidnapped the victim from the area of 11th & Bewley. The other suspect drove the vehicle (dark colored Nissan SUV) several blocks then parked in a residential area. Vela then raped, inflicted several facial injuries and robbed victim of money and property before she was able to escape. A $1,000,000 arrest warrant has been issued for suspect Vela.

Anyone with information on Vela’s whereabouts is asked to please contact Detective J. Gallardo at / (714) 245-8378.

Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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