The U.S. Marshals Service continues to be on the hunt for a fugitive needed for a kidnapping and tried homicide in Fairmont earlier this yr.
Jamie Ray Jones, 30, is the final at-large suspect in what regulation enforcement allege to be a “deliberate, focused taking pictures” April 27 on Maple Avenue in Fairmont, based on a current press launch.
The opposite two suspects within the taking pictures, Kenyatta Ephraim, 29, and Tyreese Dayvon Taylor, 29, have been arrested earlier this yr and are each at present being held at North Central Regional Jail with no bond.
The Marshals first despatched a press launch asking for the general public’s help with their seek for Jones on July 5, after he was suspected of crashing into a number of automobiles close to the College City Centre in Morgantown. That July incident was the final time Taylor was seen by regulation enforcement.
On Oct. 4, the Marshals added some financial incentive for info on Taylor’s whereabouts with a reward as much as $5,000.
“Mr. Jones has demonstrated that he’s a transparent hazard to the neighborhood, and we have to discover him as quickly as potential earlier than anybody else will get damage,” Terry Moore, performing U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of West Virginia stated final week. “Our hope is that the provide of a $5,000 reward will likely be an incentive for somebody who is aware of one thing to return ahead and assist us get Mr. Jones into custody.”
Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal John Kaznowski instructed The Dominion Publish on Thursday – eight days after providing the reward – that they haven’t obtained any credible ideas concerning Taylor or the place he is likely to be hiding.
Kaznowski stated they might not say for certain if Taylor continues to be within the space, however they’re persevering with to seek for him right here in addition to searching for him elsewhere.
Jones is described as a black male, 6-foot-1, and roughly 185 kilos. He has brown eyes and black hair.
“Jones has a historical past involving weapons, violent tendencies, and fleeing …” the Marshals warn. “He ought to be thought-about armed and harmful.”
Anybody who might have info on Jones or his whereabouts is requested to contact the U.S. Marshals Service at 304-623-0486. You may also submit info through the U.S. Marshal’s Ideas app or by calling the 24-hour tip line at 888-869-4589.