For Immediate Release
|November 15, 2011||
Ronald R. Donelson, Acting Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal
Western District of Virginia (540) 857-2230
|Fugitive Sex Offender Located in Martinsville|
Martinsville, VA - On Tuesday, November 15,
2011, U.S. Marshals from Roanoke, assisted by units of the Henry Co. Sheriff’s
Office and the Virginia State Police Tactical Team executed a search warrant at
a mobile home in rural Henry Co. attempting to locate fugitive Steven Ray
Bishop, age 40, of Bassett, Virginia. Bishop was wanted by the Virginia State
Police for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and by the Patrick Co.
Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Appear on Drug Distribution Charges. Bishop has
a lengthy criminal history, including multiple sex offense convictions of taking
indecent liberties with children in 1991 and 1992.
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