US Marshals Offer $ 5,000 For 5 Violent Suspects



Chicago, Illinois – US Marshals are seeking public assistance in locating five violent fugitives wanted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office on multiple counts, including murder, kidnapping and rape, and offering up to $ 5,000 for information leading directly to their arrest.

Fugitives, clockwise from top left; Shavesz Johnson, Montrelle D. Dubose (without and with glasses),
Aaron Sawyer, Tomecko Johnson and Roy C. Akins Jr.

Aaron Sawyer, 24, aka “Woo” and “Arrin Buggs”, is wanted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Department for murder on May 31, 2020. Sawyer is African American, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing around 200 pounds with a complexion and shoulder length hair that can be worn in four inch twists. He has a tattoo of a flaming skull on his left hand / fingers and a tattoo on his chest with the numbers “1997”. Sawyer has family and close friends in Gary, Merrillville, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Roy Akins Jr., 19, is wanted by the LCSO for murder on August 22, 2020. Akins is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He is an African American man with a medium to light complexion. Akins can have braids or twists of long hair. He is known to be an aspiring musical artist. He has family and close friends in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, and St. Louis, Missouri.

Tomecko johnson, aka Kenneth / Keith Johnson, 45, is wanted by the LCSO for murder on July 8, 2020. Johnson is a dark-skinned African-American male, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs between 170 and 190 pounds. He is bald and has various tattoos on his arms and chest. Johnson has a gold tooth, a scar in the center of his forehead, and flat / non-curved ears. He has strong ties to Gary and Merrillville, Indiana.

Shavesz johnson, 25, is wanted by the LCSO for murder, which occurred on March 2, 2021. Johnson is African American, 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighs around 200 pounds. He has a medium complexion and short hair. Johnson has the word “Loyalty” tattooed on his left arm and the name “Rose Renee” tattooed on his right. He has a mark under the left eye and a mark on the right cheek. He is known to frequent various hotels on the Indiana-Illinois border. Johnson has strong ties to East Chicago, Hammond and Gary, Indiana, and New Ulm, Minnesota.

Montrelle Dubose, 52, is wanted by the LCSO for failure to appear to be convicted of rape. Dubose was sentenced in absentia to 120 years in prison. Dubose is an African American male measuring 6 feet tall and weighing around 225 pounds. He has a fair complexion and short hair. Dubose has a picture of his mother tattooed on his chest, the name “Sophia” on his left arm and “Mum” on his right arm. He is known to wear thick rimmed glasses. Dubose is known to use his brother Rodney’s name. Dubose has close contacts in Gary, Griffith, Evansville and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Anyone with information should contact the nearest US Marshals office, the US Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-877-WANTED-2, (1-877-926-8332) or online via the web or an app at

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