Lowell Police search for 2 men wanted in connection with violent crimes

LOWELL, MA (WHDH) - The Lowell Police Department is asking for help in locating two men wanted in connection with violent crimes that happened over the past two weeks.

The first is 20-year-old Elijah Jeremiah Rodriguez, of Lawrence. Rodriguez is wanted for the violent assault and robbery of a 19-year-old girl on February 6th.

The assault was broadcast on Facebook Live.

Rodriguez has numerous warrants out for his arrest including Armed Robbery and Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon Causing Serious Bodily Injury.

Rodriguez has multiple tattoos, including on his throat and above his right eye.

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The second person is 48-year-old John Casey of Dracut.

Casey is wanted in a violent incident that happened February 14th where he tried to run down two police officers with a car, leading them on a lengthy pursuit to New Hampshire.

He has multiple warrants out for his arrest including Armed Assault with Intent to Murder and Burglary.

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Both men are considered dangerous and should not be confronted.

Anyone with information can call the Lowell Police Department at 978-937-3200.

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