Wanted person: John Harrington
Birth date: July 4, 1957
Distinguishing features: Scar on left cheek; Missing three fingers on left hand
Reason wanted: Failure to register as a sex offender
Last known location: New Smyrna Beach
Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida is seeking information on the whereabouts of 56-year-old John Harrington. Harrington has been adjudicated by the courts as a sex offender as a result of a 2000 conviction in Illinois, but has most recently been living in New Smyrna Beach.
Under Florida's sex offender laws, Harrington is required to maintain and regularly re-register his address with law enforcement. He previously registered at an address on Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach. However, a judge issued an arrest warrant for Harrington on July 12, after he missed his most recent mandatory re-registration. His current whereabouts are unknown.
Harrington is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs about 176 pounds and has gray hair and brown eyes. If you see Harrington or know where he is, don't attempt to apprehend him.
Anyone with information regarding Harrington's 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.