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Fugitive At Large
updated: Dec 18, 2012, 2:45 PM

Source: San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office

UPDATED ON DECEMBER 22, 2012: Marc (NMN) Steele, who was being sought by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office for arrest warrants, and ramming a Sheriff’s K-9 unit during an attempted arrest on December 14, 2012, turned himself in to Sheriff’s Custody staff at San Luis Obispo County Jail at about 7:00 pm on Friday, December 21, 2012 without incident.

Steele remains in custody for warrants, including a “no-bail” warrant for felon in possession of a firearm. The investigation into the incident which occurred on December 14, 2012, is continuing.

Type of Incident: Fugitive at Large

Date and Time of Incident: Friday, 12/14/12

Place of Occurrence: 9900 block of West Front St., Atascadero

Victim Information: N/A

Suspect Information: Steele, Marc 37 yoa

Details of News Release: The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate Marc (NMN) Steele. He is currently wanted for felony and misdemeanor warrants stemming from possession of firearms and resisting arrest. Additionally, Sheriff's Deputies and members of the Sheriff's Narcotic Unit attempted to contact and arrest Steele on December 14, 2012, in the 9900 block of West Front in Atascadero, but Steele fled the area in a vehicle after ramming a Sheriff's K-9 unit. Marc Steele is a 37 year old, white male, 5'9", approximately 150 pounds, with short brown hair and green eyes. Detectives say he was last seen driving a silver 1993 Lexus 4 door sedan, CA license 3CDL038. The vehicle has unknown damage. Steele is known to frequent North San Luis Obispo County and the Coast area. Steele currently has two outstanding arrest warrants, one "no bail" felony warrant for felon in possession of a firearm, and one $2,000.00 misdemeanor warrant for resisting arrest. Based on the most recent contact, Detectives consider him to be armed and dangerous. Detectives are asking that anyone with information regarding Marc Steele's whereabouts contact the Sheriff's Office at (805) 781-4550. Additionally, Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this individual. Citizens can remain anonymous by calling 549-STOP or by visiting the Crime Stoppers web site at www.SLOTIPS.org. They may also text their tip information by texting "SLOTIPS plus your message" to CRIMES (274637). A Wanted Person flyer is being sent to media outlets via e-mail that includes a photo of Steele and details regarding his physical appearance and listed criminal offenses.

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 COMMENT 355317 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-18 03:01 PM



 COMMENT 355321 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-18 03:14 PM

317...how right you are...meth face live on stage.


 COMMENT 355326 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-18 03:36 PM

Bad stuff


 COMMENT 355369 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-18 05:48 PM

Yea when they outlaw guns they should outlaw meth.


 COMMENT 355422 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-18 08:57 PM

It sounded crazy when I first heard it, "If cocaine were legal, there would be no meth. It is the poor mans cocaine." Coke is bad news, but nothing compared to meth. Hope they catch this guy.


 COMMENT 355475P agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-19 07:17 AM

Yuk! there's nothing worse than a meth-head - oh, wait, yes there is: a meth-head with a gun! Dangerous! Another reason guns need tighter control - there are too many people like this loser who get their hands on guns. Is it fair on the people who are responsible with their guns? No! Are they ruining it for everyone else? Absolutely.


 COMMENT 355544P agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-19 09:13 AM

anyone else think he looks like Gollum?


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