St. Mary's Co. Wanted: Joshua Joseph Yates

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Joshua Joseph Yates​

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office continues seeking the whereabouts of Joshua Joseph Yates, age 33 of St. Inigoes, who is wanted on several warrants including: Violation of Probation, three counts of Second-Degree Assault, Failure to Appear and Second-Degree Escape from the St. Mary's County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Yates was serving on pre-trial release and allowed the battery of his GPS monitoring device to run out without contacting staff in June.

Anyone with information about Yates' whereabouts is asked to call Detective First Class Warren Forinash at 301-475-4200, ext. 78072 or email

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at