Wanted by the FBI

FAILURE TO APPEAR (CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE LSD)

MATTHEW SAMUEL WEST

Photograph of Matthew Samuel West Photograph of Matthew Samuel West

 

DESCRIPTION

Date of Birth Used:  February 16, 1965 Hair: Blond
Place of Birth: Iowa Eyes: Blue
Height: 6'0" Sex: Male
Weight: 180 pounds (in 1994) Race: White
NCIC: W798228826 Nationality: American
Occupations: Cook, photo assistant
Scars and Marks: None known
Remarks: While in high school, West enjoyed playing the drums and after graduating he continued to coach the drum line and also played in a local Cedar Rapids band. West was the co-owner/operator of a tie-dye shop. He was artistic and designed shirts that he attempted to sell at Grateful Dead concerts, which he usually attended during the 1980s and into the 1990s.

CAUTION

Matthew Samuel West is wanted for failure to appear regarding drug-related charges in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. West was involved in a conspiracy to distribute a substance containing LSD. West was convicted after a jury trial on December 2, 1992. He was released on bond while he appealed his conviction, and during this time he fled the state of Iowa.

On April 5, 1994, a federal arrest warrant was issued in the United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa, for West's arrest. He was charged with failure to appear.

 

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS PERSON, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL FBI OFFICE OR THE NEAREST AMERICAN EMBASSY OR CONSULATE.

Signature of Robert S. Mueller, III

ROBERT S. MUELLER, III
DIRECTOR
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535
TELEPHONE: (202) 324-3000
 

 


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