─────────────Past experience Past career experience
Las Cruces Police Department Why were you hired/recruited?
When a member of a major drug cartel wanted for murder and information surfaced in Las Cruces. Mateo, along with a BAU unit, was assigned to track him down. Eventually, finding him in an abandoned warehouse and after a firefight. They manage to arrest him. Mateo proved himself to be a valuable agent during the operation and impressed the BAU agents. Enough that later he was offered to join the BAU, which he accepted. Interactions/relationships: 𝙸𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚛𝚊𝚌𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝙴𝚡𝚊𝚖𝚙𝚕𝚎𝚜
Yes, another case done with and a prick in prison. Score another one for us and how we celebrate? I know a place. - Mateo talking to a colleague after finishing a hard case.
So there were some things I will say and others things I keep to my chest. You going to have to deal with that and maybe down the road, I will say what you want to know. Maybe. - Talking to someone about his past. Acquaintances
𝙵𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚌𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝙼 𝙲𝚞𝚛𝚝𝚒𝚜 - Mateo has not had much time to talk with the Chief Medical Examiner as yet but has not heard anything bad yet.Situational
Mateo treats situational people in his life as friendly as he needs to be but does not allow himself to become attached to that person. Only when the person has his interest or it has become clear they are going to be in his life more than he thought. Does he allow himself to develop an attachment to them. Otherwise, he does not think much about the people he has met and will probably never see again most of the time.Friendship
Vergil Thompson - A person that Mateo meets after moving to Baltimore and are on good terms with each other.Family
Catalina Secada - Mateo's younger sister by a few years and the only family that he has left after the death of his parents. He would do anything to keep her safe if trouble arose. He keeps in contact with her.Romanticships
Julia Issac - Mateo's former girlfriend whom he broke up with after it became clear that the two had grown apart from each other and things would not work. The end was amicable for both of them. Though he still thinks of her from time to time. Background information
He was born in Colombia and moved to the States with his family when he was eight and is a naturalized citizen. Speaks both Spanish and English fluently. Hates drug cartels and has two scars. One on the palm of his right hand and another on his chest near his left bicep. This one clearly a bullet hole scar, and does not want to talk about how he got that one. Also is a surprisingly good mixologist.