HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The FBI announced on Friday, November 29 that they are offering a $5,000 award for any information leading to the arrest of Cesar Soltero Herrera, 31, who is a suspect in a murder that transpired in North Hollywood back in 2007.
On February 19, 2007 Herrera got in an altercation with another man where the victim struck him in the nose drawing blood. Allegedly, Herrera left the scene and came back armed with a semi-automatic handgun shooting the victim several times and killing him. According to the FBI, during the shooting, he shot at several other individuals as well.
After the shooting, Herrera was charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder by the Los Angeles Superior Court. A warrant for his arrest was issued by the state on February 21, 2007. A federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Central District of California, on April 26, 2007, where Herrera was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
Herrera is described as a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He was born in Los Angeles. Herrera has multiple tattoos on his body, one of a cross on his left arm, a word on his left chest, and another tattoo on his right arm. The description for the tattoo on his right arm is not available. He has gone by the names “Jumps,” Cesar Cortes, Cesar Herrera, Cesar Soltero-Herrera and Cesar Hidalgo.
According to the FBI, Herrera may be living in Mexico or has ties to Mexico. He previously resided in North Hollywood. Herrera should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about the location of Cesar Herrera is asked to contact their local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.