BALTIMORE (WBFF) — A person convicted of a sex offense accused of failing to register and then skipping town is the focus of this week’s Maryland’s Most Wanted.
According to the U.S. Marshals Service, 59-year-old Kevin … has been on the run for more than a year.
Kevin, who was convicted of sexual assault in New Jersey in 2001, is now accused of failing to register.
“There’s a reason the law requires these individuals to register,” said Deputy US Marshal Al Maresca. “It’s in the public interest.”
Tracking down [people] convicted [of a] sex offense who are accused of trying to skirt the label is a big part of what the U.S. Marshals Services does daily.
“To be honest, failing to register … is a very common crime,” Maresca said. “In all reality as soon as you get that sex offense it becomes like a scarlet letter. No matter where you go, no matter who you are people know what you did.”
Kevin is currently wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service. (WBFF)
Now the Marshals need the public’s help to track down Kevin, a man they describe as unassuming but no less dangerous.
“He looks as plain as your next door neighbor,” Maresca said. “That doesn’t mean he’s not dangerous and that doesn’t mean there’s not a risk to public safety, having him be out there and not in compliance.”
Kevin, who’s labeled as a tier-2, is accused of fleeing from New Jersey. According to the Marshals, their investigation has uncovered that Kevin may have traveled to Maryland and is now trying to lie low in the suburbs of Baltimore.
“At this point, there’s no doubt someone is helping him out,” Maresca said. “It’s in the interest of public safety that we apprehend him.”