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Caroline Co. Sheriff's Office Looking for Fugitive; Family Says he's Missing Person

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AMERICAN CORNER, Md.- The Caroline County Sheriff's Office says an arrest warrant is on file for a man who ran over a deputy's foot while fleeing a traffic stop. However, members of his family claim he is a missing person and are looking for him as well.

According to the Sheriff's Office, at around 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, a deputy conducted a traffic stop on 39-year-old Allan Dortez Jones in the area of Preston and
American Corner roads. 

Investigators said that shortly after the traffic stop, Jones fled in his vehicle and ran over a deputy's foot. Jones then crashed his vehicle in the area of Payne and Craft roads and ran, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Authorities searched the area for Jones but were unable to locate him. 

He has not been seen since and both law enforcement and family members are looking for him. Family members consider him "missing" and told WBOC they have organized search parties to look for him. They have also taken to social media to spread the word. 

A warrant has been issued for Jones’ arrest. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office at 410-479-2515.  Any information provided will remain anonymous.

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