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Mother Lode’s Most Wanted

Sonora, CA — Local law enforcement is on the lookout for two wanted men in Tuolumne County.

The Sonora Police Department is asking for public assistance in locating 24-year-old Jeramie Cocco.

He is a white man with brown hair and hazel eyes. Cocco is 5´4” tall and weighs 130 pounds.

He has outstanding felony warrants for his arrest for sexual assault, vehicle theft and grand theft. He also has a misdemeanor warrant for obstructing and resisting a peace officer.

The Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department is searching for 44 year old Louis Salazar Mata Jr.

He is a white adult, 5´6″ tall, 160 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He has numerous tattoo´s on his arms, legs, and stomach.

Mata is wanted on felony charges of illegal possession of a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm in public, selling ammunition to a minor, and possession of stolen property.

If you see Mata or Cocco DO NOT approach them, instead call the Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department immediately at (209) 533-5815 or the Sonora Police Department at (209) 532-8141.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh