YAKIMA COUNTY—UPDATE AS OF April 14, 2010: Crime Stoppers say they Hugo Chavez behind bars. He was arrested Tuesday.
------ORIGINAL STORY April 1, 2010------------------------- He boasts two similarities to Venezuela's president - his name - and controversy!
Hugo Chavez is wanted in Yakima County, accused of viciously beating a woman in the backseat of a car - the same woman who already had a domestic violence protection order slapped against him.
Seeing how bloody and bashed she was, the driver took her straight to the hospital, where Chavez jumped out and took off.
Checkout how bad cops say he beat her: Splitting her lip, busting out a tooth, and leaving a huge gash in the back of her head.
To top things off, he's is a convicted sex offender, busted for indecent liberties.
Here's the details on Hugo Chavez:
- Age: 20
- Ht: 5'7"
- Wt: 200 lbs
- Eyes: Brown
- Hair: Black
- Scar: Right Shoulder, from a dog bite
If you know how authorities in Yakima County can slap the cuffs on convicted sex offender and accused woman abuser, Hugo Chavez, before he can slap anyone else around, call: Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-TIPS