Most Wanted Wednesday: We feature some of SWFL’s most wanted suspects; Nov. 25
This weekly WINK News segment features fugitives from justice right here in Southwest Florida.
This is your chance to help out the community and give the tip that gets these people off the street. These suspects need to be found – and you can help. If you have seen them, reach out to Crime Stoppers or your local law enforcement. Call 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).
Here are three fugitives wanted by Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers.
Eusebio Arias Montalvo (DOB 8/16/61) – wanted in Lee County on a bench warrant for failure to appear for DUI with personal/property damage.
Montalvo caused a crash with serious injuries and he ended up being transported to the hospital. When officers arrived, they found him to be extremely incoherent and reeked of alcohol.
A blood alcohol test showed that he was driving at more than three times the legal limit. He was eventually able to tell officers that he was out fishing and only had a couple of beers… and he had zero idea of how the crash happened or any details of what happened leading up to the crash.
He has seven local arrests for contempt, battery, resisting and driving with a license/habitual offender, with his license having been revoked for 60 months.
He’s also been arrested for battery on a female after getting into an argument over a lost dog while Montalvo was drunk. When officers arrived, he told them “just take me to jail.”
He is 6’0”, 210 pounds and was last known to be living in North Fort Myers. Upon his arrest, he will be held without bond.
Trent Cluck (DOB 10/10/65) – wanted in Lee County on a bench warrant for failure to appear for a DUI – fourth conviction, and driving with a revoked license.
Just over a month ago, he was at a traffic light and stopped in the middle of the intersection (instead of at the light), which prompted a traffic stop.
Deputies noted that Cluck reeked of booze, but when they asked him if he’d been drinking, he said no.
However, Cluck kept asking officers if he was going to jail, and after failing field sobriety tests he did indeed go to jail for DUI. As it turns out, he had been arrested for DUI three times previously, the last one being just two months prior to this arrest in Collier County.
His license was revoked by the state for 10 years, as well. He has 10 bookings in Lee County, four in Charlotte and three in Collier.
He is 5’11”, 230 pounds and was last known to be living in Lehigh. And upon his arrest, he will be held without bond.
Erica Brown (DOB 9/20/86) – wanted in Lee County for violation of probation for DUI. To date, Brown has been booked nine times in the Lee County Jail on charges including theft, resisting arrest, DUI with property damage and disorderly intoxication.
According to deputies, she left a bar around 2 a.m. when she crashed into a parked car, then started yelling at people in the area while swaying and struggling to stand up, according to witnesses.
When officers arrived on the scene, she continued to be belligerent, and even when she was placed in the backseat of a patrol vehicle, she kicked the windows and doors, eventually requiring a dose of OC spray to calm her down.
Brown is 5’8”, 180 pounds and was last known to be living in central Fort Myers. And upon her arrest, she will be held without bond.
Cedric Patterson, (DOB 2/14/95) – wanted fugitive in Collier County, who has an extensive history of driving while under the influence. Patterson racked up three DUIs in only three years time.
In addition to getting behind the wheel drunk, Patterson has also been jailed for grand theft auto, fraud/impersonation, hit and run, leaving the scene of a crash, resisting with violence and battery on a law enforcement officer.
Patterson has been arrested six times in Naples and sent to prison for about a year. In 2018, Patterson was placed on three years of state probation, which he has now violated.
He is 5’10”, 190 pounds with several tattoos on his left arm, and an angel with a gun on his neck. Patterson was last known to be living in the East Naples/Golden Gate area, where he could be working under the table as a car mechanic.
If you have a tip on the whereabouts of any of these wanted suspects contact Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers. All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers
1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or