Justin Renyolds
Justin Renyolds

VAN WERT — Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an inmate, Justin Reynolds, of Van Wert, who failed to return from work release.

Reynolds was being held in the Van Wert County Correctional Facility on a charge of telecommunications harassment, a fifth-degree felony. He is described as 6’ 4” feet tall, 200 pounds, bald with blue eyes.

Reynolds was granted work release from Common Pleas Court and had been working at Haviland Drainage Products in Haviland, Ohio. At about 5 a.m., the Van Wert County Correctional Facility was notified by Haviland Drainage that Reynolds had left for break around 3:30 a.m. and failed to return to work after his break.

A warrant to arrest has been issued for Justin Reynolds.

Riggenbach is asking if anyone knows the whereabouts of Justin L. Reynolds to contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office at 419-238-3866, or www.vanwertcountysheriff.com using the Submit a Crime Tip link or Van Wert County Crime Stoppers at 419-238-7867. Callers can remain anonymous when providing information.