Operation Captura is the successful multi-agency campaign which identifies individuals on the run in
Dave Cording, Director of Operations at Crimestoppers, said: “The public is one of the greatest weapons in the fight against crime, and once again we are asking the public to help track down most wanted individuals who are sought in connection with some violent, sexual and highly organised crimes. We’ve continually had an overwhelming response to this campaign, resulting in over 500 pieces of useful information on the fugitives sought. You can view all the appeals on the most wanted section of Crimestoppers’ website and if you know anything about the individuals please contact Crimestoppers. No one will ever know you who you are and you will not go to court. Contact us on 0800 555 111 or through our website crimestoppers-uk.org”
Ken Gallagher, Head of European Operations for SOCA, said: “Operation Captura is helping make the ex-pat community in
Crimestoppers and SOCA work closely with the British Embassy in
Calls to the Spanish 900 555 111 telephone number are answered in the
Those in the
The ten new Operation Captura appeals are:
1. Name: Jamie DEMPSEY – DOB: 13/05/1978 – Place of birth:
Offences: DEMPSEY is wanted by SOCA under an EAW for conspiring to supply cocaine and facilitation of the use of criminal property. It is alleged that between January and March 2009, 299kgs of cocaine were imported into the
Description: Blue eyes, Height – 180cm, Slim build, Collar length, fair hair
2. Name: Derek McGraw
Description: Hair: Short brown/grey, balding, Height: 5”2, Eyes: Green / Blue, Distinguishing marks: Tattoos on left arm of a heart, an arrow and a dagger, part of left ear is missing.
3. Name: Anthony FRASER – DOB: 24/12/1971 – Place of birth:
Offences: Anthony FRASER, son of the notorious criminal Frank FRASER, is wanted in connection to his involvement in the importation of approximately 2 tonnes of cannabis into the
Description: Dark brown collar length untidy hair, height 5”10, green eyes, he has scars on his left brow and on his right hand.
4. Name: Patrick Pious HANCOX – DOB: 29/05/1943 – Place of birth:
Offences: HANCOX is wanted for child sex offences and child abduction. He was arrested on suspicion of this in 2008 and served with a Notice precluding him to have contact with the victim – conditions which were broken. He was subsequently charged with the offences however failed to answer bail and a warrant for his arrest was issued.
Description: Short dark brown/greying hair, Brown/grey facial hair, Large build, Blue eyes, Marks – Scar near right eye.
5. Name: Eriberto JIMENEZ MELO – Nicknames: Nando and Eric – DOB: 16/01/1978 – Place of birth:
Offences: JIMENEZ MELO was convicted in his absence to serve 25 years for conspiracy to supply cocaine. JIMENEZ MELO was responsible for looking after the female drugs couriers that brought drugs to an address in Stamford Hill,
Description: Dark brown hair, Height 5”10, Brown eyes.
6. Name: Jonathon LEJMAN/LEHMAN – DOB: 15/05/1981 – Place of birth:
Offences: LEJMAN is sought on an EAW for his part in an aggravated burglary in Staffordshire. On the 28th of December 2008 LEJMAN with an accomplice kicked in the front door of a house in Stoke on
Description: Height 5”7, Short shaved dark brown hair, Green eyes, Midlands accent, Scars include – Scar to the left of his face under his left eye, Scar to the left of his back 5-6 inches long, Several tattoos including – Tribal design on the back of his neck, celtic band tattoo on left upper arm, tattoos on his left and right hands with words in Arabic, tattoo on his right arm of a dragon, tattoo on his back with rose and the names Louise, John and Jordan. Tattoo on his chest with writing in Thai and a tattoo with a picture of a pitbull’s head and the words “only the strong survive”.
7. Name: Darren Kevin OFLAHERTY – DOB: 06/08/1974 – Place of birth:
Offences: O’FLAHERTY is wanted for two offences of conspiracy to kidnap and rob, whereby an HGV driver was held at knifepoint in the vehicle while it was driven from North Yorkshire to
Description: Height 188cm, Stocky build, Green eyes, Marks – 4 inch scar on left wrist and tattoos on both arms (‘Ronan’ on left arm, ‘Darren’ on right arm and a Celtic band also on right arm).
8. Name: William Thomas Robert PATERSON / PATTERSON – Nickname: Buff / Billy – DOB: 10/09/1979 – Place of birth:
Description: Hair: Red, Height: 6”1, Eyes: Blue.
9. Name: Andrew Mark SPOONER – DOB: 16/12/1969 – Place of birth:
Offences: SPOONER is wanted for prosecution following failure to appear at Glasgow High Court for drugs (MDMA) offences on the 10th September 2001. He had been arrested on the 24th October 2000 in
Description: Short straight brown hair, Height 6”00, Green eyes, Midlands accent.
10. Name: Everardus WIJTVLIET – DOB: 25/04/1971 – Place of birth:
Offences: WIJTVLIET is accused of organising the importation of controlled substances into the
Description: Short dark hair, Height – 185cm
Source: British Embassy press release (Madrid)