For Immediate Release
|July 31, 2019||
Kevin Sanders, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of Arkansas (501) 324-6256;U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
|U.S. Marshals Offering up to $15,000 in Rewards for 2 Arkansas Jail Escapees|
Little Rock, AR – The U.S. Marshals are offering rewards of $10,000 and $5,000 for information leading to the apprehension of two escapees from Jefferson County Jail in Arkansas.
Wednesday morning, Wesley Gullett and Christopher
Sanderson, two federal inmates being held at Jefferson County Jail, were
discovered missing. The Marshals are offering a reward of $10,000 for
information leading to the apprehension of Gullett and $5,000 for
Gullett's federal charges include aided and abetted attempted murder in aid of racketeering, aided and abetted assault with dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine, and conspiracy to violate RICO. (More information at www.justice.gov/usao-edar/pr/multiple-white-supremacist-gang-members-among-54-defendants-charged-rico-indictment)
Sanderson is charged as a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. His previous convictions included delivery of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, delivery of a controlled substance, and theft.
Gullett and Sanderson should be considered armed and dangerous.
Tips can be called in to the U.S. Marshals at 800-336-0102 or submitted confidentially online at www.usmarshals.gov/tips or via the USMS Tips app.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.