Saturday, March 19, 2016

Suspect Wanted for Violating Terms of Pre-Trial Release

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the suspect, Joseph Eckloff, age 32, of Lexington Park, MD, who is currently wanted for Escape, stemming from his violation of conditions of his pre-trial confinement.

On March 19, 2016, Eckloff violated the conditions of his pre-trial release, as ordered by Circuit Court Judge Karen Abrams, by fleeing an in-patient rehabilitation facility. Eckloff had been released from the St. Mary’s County Detention Center under the conditions following his arrest by CID detectives in December for charges including Armed Robbery and Assault 1st Degree. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Detective Cory Ellis at 301-475-4200, ext. *8125 or via email Callers may also call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333 (callers can remain anonymous, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).

Joseph Eckloff, age 20, of Lexington Park