Wanted: Homicide Suspect David Huerta for the Murder of Javier Hernandez in 2005

Wanted Homicide Suspect: David Huerta
Up to $1,000 Reward
Wednesday, March 6, 2013


San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads to help locate homicide suspect David Huerta.

On March 6, 2005, officers of the San Diego Police Department responded to a report of a person down in the 6300 block of Potomac Street located in the Paradise Hills community of San Diego, California. Upon arrival, they found Javier Hernandez had been stabbed multiple times. Paramedics responded and treated Hernandez, but he died at the scene. The Investigation revealed five people were involved in the murder of Hernandez. Four suspects, Jose Armando ALARID, Anthony Michael ALARID, Jose Francisco PEREZ, Jose Arturo AVINA were subsequently arrested and convicted for their involvement in the murder of Hernandez. The fifth suspect, David Huerta, fled the area and is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of Hernandez. It is believed Huerta may have traveled to Mexico.

Detectives are asking anyone with any information on the location of David Huerta to call the SDPD homicide unit at (619) 531-2293 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via http://www.sdcrimestoppers.com

Media inquiries should be directed to:
Questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lt. Ernie Herbert at 619-531-2275.
Questions regarding Crime Stoppers should be directed to Officer James Johnson at 619-531-1500 or Deputy Adriana Uribe at 619-531-1547.

For information leading to an arrest, you could receive up to a $1,000 reward and remain anonymous. The qualification of any person(s) for the reward and the amount of the reward for any person(s) so qualifying will be determined by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, Inc, in its sole discretion. The amount of all rewards given shall not exceed $1,000. Information must be received on the tip line, (888) 580-8477.