January 22, 2013

Most Wanted January 22, 2013

Richard Norman Sasse

Description:   White male, 6’0”, 155 pounds, blue eyes, brown hair

Age:                29 years old

Wanted for Armed Robbery, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Attempted Carjacking, Possession of a Concealed Loaded Firearm, Possession of Marijuana for Sales, and Escape From a Detention Facility.

In 2011, Mr. Sasse was involved in a string of robberies and car-jackings in the city of Santa Cruz.  Mr. Sasse was eventually arrested and booked into jail for his crimes.  While in custody, he escaped from a Detention Facility. 

Mr. Sasse’s whereabouts are unknown.  There is a full extradition warrant for his arrest on the above listed charges if located anywhere in the United States. 

Mr. Sasse is considered armed and dangerous


If you spot Mr. Sasse, please call 9-1-1.  Anyone with information on Mr. Sasse's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department Investigations Unit (831) 420-5820.  YOu may also leave an anonymous tip on our Tip line: (831) 420-5995, or our iPhone and Droid mobile app.