Local law enforcement is searching for parolee and registered sex offender, Mario Alex Leon, who failed to report to the parole office upon his release from custody and his whereabouts are unknown. Leon is a Hispanic Male, 51 years of age, 5’10” tall, 185 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111. You can now send an anonymous text message to the Bakersfield Police Department. It’s quick and it’s easy. Simply enter 274637 into your phone and text BPDCRIMES along with your message. The text is sent to the police department and the sender remains completely anonymous. Tips can also be anonymously sent through the smartphone “TipSubmit” mobile App or via email at https://www.tipsubmit.com.