The U.S. Marshals are looking for a 35-year-old man who has ties to Bakersfield and who failed to register as a sex offender.
Authorities are looking for Ricardo Avila of Oxnard.
Avila has ties to Bakersfield and frequents Union Avenue and Southwest Bakersfield.
He has several tattoos including a cross on his left arm, “Forgive me mother” on his chest, “Avila” across his upper back and a tribal band on his upper right arm.
Avila stands 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.
He is a Southside Chiques gang member and has a criminal history that includes assaultive behavior, weapons, gangs and drug charges.
Any information is confidential and eligible for a possible cash reward.
If you’ve seen him, or know where he is, you’re asked to call the U.S. Marshals at 324-4004, option #3.