Offender fails to return, sought

DOVER — A 51-year-old Dover man was sought after failing to return to Morris Community Correctional Center from an approved pass to the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles, authorities said.

Johnny Lopez

The whereabouts of Johnny Lopez were unknown and authorized, Delaware Department of Correction spokeswoman Kate Weber said. A warrant for escape after conviction was issued.

Mr. Lopez was described as a 5-foot-9, 185-pound black male with brown eyes and black hair. His original offense was maintaining a dwelling for keeping controlled substances, the DOC said.

The DOC asked anyone with information to call (800) 542-9524 or their local police department.

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