The U.S Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force is asking for help from the public in locating wanted fugitive Leartis Townsend for auto burglary in Madison County.

Townsend is known to stay in different hotels. Anyone with information that could help lead to an arrest in this case would be eligible for a reward of up to $2500.

Individuals with information are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477) or submit a tip online by clicking on the web tip link on the homepage of the Central MS Crime Stoppers website at