Crime Stoppers, Kennewick police ask for help finding escapee, 29

July 30, 2010 

Kennewick police and Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers are looking for 29-year-old man who allegedly escaped community custody.

Michael Thomas Judd, who also goes by the names Mike Judd and Michael T. Leath, was facing a charge of possessing dangerous drugs and was wanted on failure to appear warrants for having a stolen firearm, forgery, second-degree theft, having stolen property and burglary, authorities said. He also is a suspect in a wallet theft last week, authorities said.

Judd, who was last known to be living in Richland, is white with brown hair and hazel eyes. He stands 5-foot-10, weighs 160 pounds and has a scar on his stomach and tattoos on his left arm and shoulder.

Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers pays a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that results in a felony arrest.

Anyone with information about Judd can call 586-8477 or go to Tips also can be sent by text message by writing "Text TIP 411" plus the message to CRIMES (274637).

All calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential.

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