Madera County Sheriff John Anderson is asking for the publics help to locate Pasquale Desantis, 38, who reportedly resides in Madera and Fresno County. He is wanted on numerous felony charges in both counties.
Detectives completed serving a search warrant at his hone located on Road 200 in ONeals Tuesday afternoon , to recover property, which included a large collection of stolen vehicles. Since May, law enforcement officials, from the Madera County Sheriffs Office and the Fresno California Highway Patrol H.E.A.T Team, have been working together on a vehicle theft ring case after deputies discovered a vast collection of vehicles and other personal property during an unrelated criminal investigation.
A little over a month ago, the s heriffs office received two separate complaints of women being held against their will on the suspects property in ONeals.
Numerous attempts to contact Desantis failed. However deputies were able to determine the property found stored on the ONeals land was stolen much of it from the Fresno area.
With search warrant in hand, sheriffs deputies, along with Fresno a
Sheriff Anderson believes Desantis could be somewhere in Madera County, Fresno County or possibly Mariposa County.
Apart from numerous felony warrants issued for his arrest in Fresno, Desantis is also a suspect in four separate Madera County cases. They include:
1. False imprisonment and threaten crime with intent.
2. Domestic violence and threaten crime with intent.
3. Receiving known stolen property.
4. False imprisonment, threaten crime with intent, robbery and weapons charges.
Desantin is believed to be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is urged to call the Madera County Sheriffs Office, (559) 675-7770 or CRIME STOPPERS at 498-STOP.