Man Accused Of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend Added To FBI's 'Ten Most Wanted' List
FBI Director James B. Comey announced the addition of an L.A. local to the bureau's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list Thursday. Philip Patrick Policarpio is suspected of killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child last month in East Hollywood. Policarpio got into an argument with his girlfriend Lauren Olguin in front of a group of friends, beating her with his fists and then pulling a gun and shooting her in the head "in front of everyone," according to FBI Special Agent Scott Garriola. Olguin, who was 17 weeks pregnant a the time, is said to have died instantly.
Policarpio is 5'8" and roughly 150 to 165 pounds with several moles on his face and a scar near his left eye. He has a number of tattoos, including one on his chest that reads "Only God Can Judge Me."
At the time of the murder, Policarpio was on parole for a previous conviction. He is considered armed and extremely dangerous, and the FBI suspects that he may have traveled to Las Vegas or the Philippines, where he has family ties. According to the L.A. Times, Policarpio has multiple spouses and children in Florida and the Philippines, along with several passports and foreign travel documents in multiple names.Policarpio goes by a long list of aliases including Damon Hiromi Tanaka, Damon Hiromi Tanak, Damon Tanaka, Philip Policardio, Paul Policarpio, Phillip Policarpio, Bugsy, Sinister and Sins. Bugsy is his primary alias, according to Agent Garriola.
"His pattern is one of violence," said Garriola, "and he is always armed. He is the definition of a continuing threat to the community."
The FBI is offering an up to $100,000 reward for information leading directly to Policarpio's arrest.