Wanted: 24-year-old Ronald N. Stow

Delaware State Police and Delaware Capitol Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man that escaped custody at the Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown.

The incident occurred around noon on Tuesday, October 16, when 24-year-old Ronald N. Stow escaped from the custody of the Delaware Capitol Police while being detained for the Delaware State Police. At the time of the escape, Stow was wanted on criminal warrants out of Troop 7 for second-degree burglary, unlawful use of a payment card and theft from a victim over 62 years of age. Delaware Capitol Police now also have an active warrant for Stow on third-degree escape charges.

Stow was last seen operating a black Ford Focus with Delaware registration 376330, traveling eastbound on South Bedford Street in Georgetown. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 103 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Stow, they are asked to call 911 immediately. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.