1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
January 19, 2005 00:00
24-year-old Marco Antonio Ballesteros-Aguilar is wanted on a $250,000 bail warrant out of Clackamas County for Attempted Murder and other charges.
On July 29, 2004 Ballesteros-Aguilar raped and strangled his girlfriend at a home in Wilsonville. She lost consciousness and when she came to he used a telephone cord to strangle her again. He left her there and she nearly died.
Ballesteros-Aguilar fled in a stolen truck which he dumped in Yreka, California. He has family in Salem and friends in Woodburn and Wilsonville. He has made it known to people that he will return to Wilsonville to try to “finish the job.” He is believed to be back in the area.
Ballesteros-Aguilar is a Hispanic male, about 5’8”, 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He has no known permanent address and is very likely to be on the move, rarely staying in the same place for long. He is extremely dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information about where he is should call police right away.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you may remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP (4357).
The media contact in this case is Deputy Joel Manley, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.
Sgt. Pete Simpson