Officers Search For Suspect Who Ran Away After Traffic Stop

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ROGERS (KFSM) -- Multiple law enforcement agencies are looking for a suspect around Walnut Street.

Officers released a BOLO (Be on the lookout) for Jose Gavriel Alvarez, who ran away from law enforcement at a traffic stop. Alvarez is on parole, and cut his monitored ankle brace prior to the traffic stop, according to the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office said that three others were in the vehicle during the traffic stop.

The sheriff's office also said that a helicopter was used as it was out for maintenance at the time. It was not deployed specifically for the search.

Deputies said that Alvarez is a known gang member.

Jose Alvarez

Jose Alvarez