Wanted Person: Willie James Jones
Birth Date: 6/27/52
Distinguishing Features: Scar on right arm
Reason Wanted: Failure to register as a sex offender
Last Known Location: DeLand
Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida is seeking information on the whereabouts of 60-year-old Willie James Jones. Jones has been adjudicated by the courts as a sex offender as a result of a 1991 conviction out of Lake County. Under Florida's sex offender laws, Jones is required to register and regularly update his residency status with law enforcement.
He last registered as a transient in the DeLand area, with no permanent address. However, he missed his required re-registration date and his current whereabouts are unknown. On April 5, an arrest warrant was issued for Jones charging him with failure to register as a sex offender.
Jones is 6'1" and weighs about 330 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. If you see Jones or know where he is, don't attempt to apprehend him. Anyone with information regarding Jones' whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers toll-free at (888) 277-TIPS. You can also Text your tip by texting "TIP231 plus your message" to CRIMES. Anyone who provides information to Crime Stoppers will remain anonymous and can qualify for a reward of up to $1,000.