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 www.tricitiescrimestoppers.org. 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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