Kevin Crouse, Most Wanted, Following Escape

  • 3/20/2017 9:18:31 AM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH - Kevin R. Crouse, 46, 6', 232 lbs., Brown hair and eyes. 

Kevin Crouse is currently wanted on two different warrants. The first warrant is out of Richland County Common Pleas Court for a Probation Violation, original charge of Domestic Violence and felony of the fourth degree. The second warrant is out of Seneca County for Escape.

Crouse was previously arrested by the US Marshals Task Force for a Probation Violation out of Richland County. After he was arrested and during his probation violation hearing, he was sentenced to a Community Based Correction Facility in Seneca County. Crouse was transported to the CBCF in January of this year and scaled the fence and escaped later that same day.

The Task Force has conducted several interviews in an attempt to locate Crouse, but have not been successful.

J.J. Bittinger, Task Force Officer/Richland County Court Services said "Kevin Crouse is no stranger to the Task Force or the courts. We will continue to look for him until he is apprehended. It's only a matter of time."

Crouse has a lengthy criminal history including violent, drug and property offenses.

The Task Force is asking for the public's assistance. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the task force at 419-774-3565 or 866-4-WANTED. People also can text the keyword "WANTED" and send a tip to 847411, or go to a link at www.usmarshals.gov/district/oh-n/fugitives.

Reward money is available, but tipsters also can remain anonymous.

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