Why are Plantation police so eager for help in finding 51-year-old Gabriel Sanchez?
Cops say Sanchez has “an altered mental state,” is “known to have violent tendencies” and has felony warrants from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Police didn’t include that Sanchez has a felony past that includes carjacking.
Sanchez, five-foot-nine and 160 pounds, is homeless. He was last seen in the 400 block of Northwest 42nd Avenue in Plantation. He’ll sometimes use his brother Enrique’s name.
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He knows the tri-county area — his listed address when he was arrested for grand theft in Broward in March was in West Palm Beach, and the Department of Corrections lists a Miami trailer park as his address after his last prison stint.
Sanchez’s four prison stretches all involve burglary and grand theft. Anyone seeing Sanchez should contact local law enforcement.