U. S. Marshals offer reward for capture of fugitives wanted in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The U.S. Marshals Service announced Tuesday that it is offering dual $2,500 rewards for information leading to the arrests of two fugitives who are considered armed and extremely dangerous.

Chad Everette Dasher and Raymond Thomas Smith escaped from the Tattnall County Jail on Jan. 24 after executing an elaborate plan to breach jail security. They escaped through the jail's roof, the U.S. Marshals Service said in a media release.

Dasher was being held on multiple charges for a multi-county crime spree that occurred in Georgia in 2012. He has an extensive criminal history that includes arrests for burglary, firearms, fraud, narcotics, as well as a history of fleeing from law enforcement, according to the release.

Smith was in jail on multiple counts of aggravated child molestation. He has prior arrests for assault, firearms, and obstruction.

Dasher is a white male, 5'9" tall and 140 pounds. He has green eyes and brown hair. Smith is a white male, 6'1" tall and 200 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding these fugitives is asked to call the Tattnall County Sheriff's Office at 912-557-6777 or the U.S. Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-800-336-0102.

Tips can also be emailed to usms.wanted@usdoj.gov. All information is confidential, however, in order to collect the reward, tipsters should be prepared to give their name and contact information to law enforcement officials manning the tip lines.  

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