Merced County's Most Wanted: Hector Joel Cervantes

Charges: Possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, assault with a firearm on a person, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, participation in a criminal street gang, weapons violations.

Bail: $305,000

Description: Hector Cervantes is a 33-year-old Latino, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Tattoos: No documented tattoos, has facial scars

Notes: Last seen in the Merced area

Submit a tip: Call the Merced County Sheriff’s Department at (209) 385-7616 or go to