Fugitives

* Morgan Hill Police Release Surveillance Video in Alleged Kidnapping Case


ID #11-192

A new surveillance video was released today showing a couple suspected of stealing a car with a 1-month-old baby in the backseat outside a Morgan Hill food bank last month. The video shows a vehicle that police believe is still being driven by Maribel Mejia and Enrique Rocha, the couple suspected in the car theft and kidnapping, Morgan Hill police said. The vehicle has been described by witnesses as a dark blue late-model Toyota Camry, with a license plate number of 2HJD721. The driver-side rear passenger window is shattered.

Mejia and Rocha were seen walking out of the Reach Out food bank at St. Catherine’s Church the afternoon of May 31 as the infant’s mother was walking in, police said. The mother, Maribel Corona, had left her baby in her white Infiniti Q45 with the keys in the ignition as she briefly ducked into the food bank, police said. When she came out, the car and her daughter were gone. Several hours later, the car was found at Toro Park near Salinas by a hiker. The baby was safe inside and was reunited with her mother. Corona’s purse was in the car when it was taken, and her credit card was used at a Walmart and a gas station in Los Banos on June 1, police said.

Surveillance video from several locations where the card was used show Mejia using the credit card with Rocha and Mejia’s 4-year-old son, police said. Police have obtained a $120,000 arrest warrant for Mejia, a 33-year-old Chualar resident, on charges of auto theft, kidnapping, child endangerment and possession of stolen property. She is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. See Car Photo Below

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know their whereabouts.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted sabe su paradero.

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