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MANHUNT MONDAY: Have You Seen Vicente Ortiz?

Every Monday Patch highlights one of Cook County’s most wanted fugitives.

Vicente Ortiz, 67, was convicted in absentia to 35 years for sexually assaulting a 12-year old girl. Credit: Cook County Sheriff
Vicente Ortiz, 67, was convicted in absentia to 35 years for sexually assaulting a 12-year old girl. Credit: Cook County Sheriff
This week’s fugitive focuses on Vicente Ortiz, who jumped bond after he was sentenced in absentia for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.

According to the charge on the Cook County Sheriff’s Police website:

"Otiz was always a convicted felon when he began sexually assaulting the victim when he was 52 and she was 12, until she turned 14. He threatened to kill her if she reported the incidents. Ortiz was senteced to 35 years in absentia after jumping bond. Previously, Ortiz was convicted in Houston of the attempted murder of his former girlfriend after he shot her and permanent blinded her when she tried to cut their relationship."

Ortiz, 67, is a male white Hispanic. He has black hair and brown eyes. His last known address was in the 4700 block of South Honore.

Tom RS. March 17, 2014 at 09:19 AM
The NSA knows where he is. How did this guy get bond in the first case let alone the second. We will nail him for sure when he signs up for Medicaid under Obamacare, that program has TIGHT security!
Larry March 17, 2014 at 09:32 AM
Art, that is a great comment, because other than me writing something vulgar Quinn will do anything to Suck up votes!! If Quinn could he would put voting booths in at 26th and California!! Quinn is a GOVERNOR??? What does a governor do on a motorized piece of equipment; I T SLOOOOWS D O W N.....!!!!!
Larry March 17, 2014 at 09:35 AM
Don't think RAUNER is everything that he is either!!! If you have a pension it was already shown on CLTV on scroll, bottom of screen, ''Raumner can't rule out TAXING RETIREMENT INCOMES"!
Joe Kocur March 17, 2014 at 10:03 PM
I love the dirty Sanchez the Old boy is sporting!
art March 18, 2014 at 07:58 AM
they should find his dead body in the sag canal.

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