UPDATE: Joseph Dale Thomas has been located.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Joseph Dale Thomas, age 60 of Lusby. Thomas has an active warrant for the charge of escape, due to violating the conditions of his pretrial release. Thomas was initially arrested for the charge of theft. Thomas is 5’8” in height, weighs 200 pounds, and has gray hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Joseph Dale Thomas is asked to contact Detective Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension *8128 or by email at Trevor.Teague@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.
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