UPDATE: Giles County Sheriff’s Office needs help locating two missing inmates

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UPDATE (8:51 PM 1/6/2019) –  Here is information from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office: “I can confirm we indeed found the car stolen out of Giles County by Johnny Haynes and Ronald Dalton, abandoned on Orchard View Drive in Patrick County, just a short distance outside of Carroll County. 

We are still searching all of the areas and people they have been known to hang out with in the past.      Law Enforcement from several agencies and the US Marshal’s Service are still searching the area where the car was located.   Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Johnny Haynes or Ronald Dalton are asked to contact the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 276-728-4146 or their local law enforcement agency.


UPDATE (2:20 PM 1/6/2019) – A representative with the Giles County Sheriff’s Office tells WFXR that they have located the car used by two inmates to escape a work detail.

They say the car was found in a wooded area in Carroll County.


The Giles County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating two escaped inmates. Here is the official information from their Facebook page: “On January 5, 2019 just before 9:00 a.m. two inmates escaped custody from a work detail in the 300 block of Thomas Drive in Pearisburg. John Kenneth Haynes and Ronald Eugene Dalton II are believed to have stolen a vehicle in the vicinity of the detail and left the area. Haynes is a 45 year-old white male from Cana, Virginia. He is approximately 6’0 tall and 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Haynes also has a prosthetic leg. Dalton is a 36 year-old white male from Dugspur, Virginia. He is approximately 6’02” and 160 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. Both were last seen wearing Carhartt style work overalls and Carhartt style coats. Haynes and Dalton are currently wanted for grand larceny and escape.

The stolen vehicle is described as a silver 2006 Ford Taurus with tinted windows bearing Virginia license plates 173590L. Anyone who comes into contact with Haynes or Dalton is advised to use caution and contact 9-1-1.

The pictures attached show Dalton and Haynes (in that order) and video surveillance of the two with the stolen vehicle in the background.”

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