FBI Adds Former Long Island Gang Member to Most Wanted List

One of the FBI's top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives, Juan Elias Garcia, 21, wanted in connection to a Long Island killing.

The latest addition to the FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, the 501st entry, is wanted in connection to a 2010 killing on Long Island.

Juan Elias Garcia was allegedly involved in the execution of Vanessa Argueta, 19, and her 2-year-old son. Garcia was 17-years old at the time of the crime and a member of the gang MS-13, which the FBI say is expanding on Long Island. The FBI said Argueta was his ex-girlfriend and reportedly passed information about Garcia on to a rival gang.

It's the first time an MS-13 member has been on the Most Wanted List.

The agency hopes the recent addition of Garcia to its most wanted list will help close the case on a murder that involved three other MS-13 members. The others have been found guilty in crimes related to the killing.

The street gang MS-13 originated in Los Angles, and has been steadily gaining followers on Long Island. The FBI says its members are responsible for extortion, murder, and drug trafficking.

The FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for information about Garcia. He was last seen in Honduras in 2011.