Release* Date: November 17, 2009
County Prosecutor’s Office
*News Release* Date: November 17, 2009
Fugitive arrested following broadcast of ‘’
Alvarado (DOB 4/27/81) was apprehended by the
arrest was made after at least four people watching the television program on
November 14, 2009, called the program’s studio in
had remained at large since he was charged with four counts of attempted murder
and four counts of aggravated assault after three women and a man were shot and
wounded behind a convenience store in the parking lot of the Suburban Mall on
November 2006, Alvarado was indicted by a grand jury in
Bail was set at $2 million and a warrant was issued for his arrest when he failed to appear for a court hearing on February 28, 2007.
Frank Giampietro and Sgt.
Lopez, who had been free on bail, was tried in February 2008 on a charge of possession of a weapon in the shooting incident, but fled when he was convicted.
was apprehended in The Bronx in November 2008, by the
Over the past summer, members of the Fugitive Unit, the U.S. Marshals Service in New Jersey and the New Jersey State Police contacted television producers, who agreed to broadcast a segment on Alvarado on ‘’America’s Most Wanted.’’
waived extradition on November 16, 2009, and is expected to be returned to
As is the case with all criminal defendants, Alvarado is presumed innocent until proven guilty.