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Sheriff names ‘most wanted’ suspects in Cass County

Published 2:24pm Thursday, January 7, 2010

Edwardsburg Argus

The three following individuals are who Cass County officials  have determined are the “most-wanted” for the charges listed:

Lazaro Lopex Pereles
Age: 35
Description: 5 feet, 6 inches, 150 pounds, black hair, brown eyes
Charges: open murder and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution
Warrant from the FBI, Detroit Field Office
Details: A body was discovered in a bean field in Silver Creek Township in October 2008, which coincided with a Crime Stoppers tip of a homicide in Silver Creek. Through the investigation, it was determined that Pereles committed the crime. He fled to Mexico and hasn’t been seen since.

Jerry Allen Beathea
Age: 44
Description: 5 feet, 7 inches, 165 pounds, black hair, brown eyes
Charges: Two counts of felony delivery/manufacturing of cocaine, felony possession of cocaine

Ryan Cornelius Williams
Age: 30
Description: 5 feet, 6 inches, 211 pounds, black hair, brown eyes
Charges: Felony possession of cocaine, habitual offender

Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of any of these subjects should not confront the subject but should contact the Cass County Sheriff’s Office Tipline at (800) 462-9328 or their local law enforcement agency.

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