Feds searching for Akron drug dealer granted furlough who never returned


Akron, Ohio – The United States Marshals Service is in search of Joe Fletcher, 34.

Fletcher is currently wanted for failing to return to prison after he was granted furlough. Fletcher is currently under indictment in the Northern District of Ohio federal court for multiple counts of both felon in possession of a firearm, and possession with the intent to distribute controlled substances, as charged by ATF.

Fletcher is known to be in the Akron, Ohio area and should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone found to be aiding Fletcher will be charged accordingly in federal court.

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Joe Fletcher. Tipsters can remain anonymous. US Marshals Tipline: 1-866-4-WANTED.

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Fletcher is described as a black male, standing approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall, and weighing approximately 240 pounds. He has numerous tattoos, including ones across the front of his neck.