Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers provides a safe place for citizens to provide anonymous information about crime and fugitives.  We’ll deliver your information to the proper authorities to investigate without revealing your identity.  If the information you provided leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Hell’s Angels Shooting – Fugitive Still on the Loose

San Jose resident Steve Ruiz, 38, has been on the run from police since the Oct. 15 shooting of Steve Tausan at Oak Hill Cemetery in San Jose.

The shooting occurred during a funeral for Jeffrey Pettigrew, the 51-year-old  president of the Hells Angels’ San Jose chapter, who was killed at a casino in Sparks, Nev. On Sept. 23.

A warrant has been issued for Ruiz’ arrest, and he is considered  armed and dangerous, according to Officer Jose Garcia. He might be driving a  pewter-colored (gold) 1995 or 1996 GMC Yukon or an older gray Toyota  4-Runner.

Ruiz has ties in the cities of Gilroy, Campbell and Fremont.  Anyone aiding or harboring Ruiz will be arrested and prosecuted.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call  Detective Brian Spears at (408) 277-5283 or dial 911.

Please contact (408) 947-5867 to remain anonymous with any tips