Above: Hazel Bracamontes in 2005 (left) and an age-progressed image to 18, circa 2019 (right)
Above: Carlos Pacheco in 2005 (left) and an age-progressed image to 15, circa 2019 (right)
Hazel X. Bracamontes and Carlos Pacheco
Last seen in Watsonville, California on May 2, 2005
Vital statistics: Hazel is a hispanic female. She was born on June 17, 2001. Black hair, brown eyes. Was three at the time. Carlos is a hispanic male. He was born on April 22, 2004. Black hair, brown eyes. He has asthma and is in need of medication. Was one at the time.
Circumstances: They were abducted by their non-custodial father, Adrian Aguilar Pacheco. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. They were in foster care at the time and he was supposed to bring them back in the early evening but did not do so. The childrens' mother and he had split up and while she had lost custody, he had not yet had those rights revoked. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for him on May 5, 2005. They may still be in the local area or may have traveled out of the state, possibly to Mexico. They may be traveling in a brown four-door vehicle, make unknown.
Above: Adrian Pacheco in 2005
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on February 11, 1978. Black hair, brown eyes. He has a tattoo of a cross on his left arm. He may use the alias "Luis Antonio Ramos" or may reverse his middle and last names, as in "Adrian Pacheco Aguilar." He has a criminal record for suspicion of impersonation and possessing false government identification and a history of drug abuse. Was twenty-seven at the time.
If you have any information as to the Bracamontes and Pacheco childrens' whereabouts, please contact the Watsonville Police Department at 831-471-1151. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Doe Network
The Charley Project
California Missing Persons Registry
CBS San Francisco
Child Quest International
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
San Jose Mercury News
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