Man Wanted by Police Following Conviction

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Police are searching for a man they say failed to appear to court to face his sentence.

The Williamstown Police Department is looking for Robert Alan Richards, 43, of Marietta, Ohio.

Richards is described as being 5’8” tall, weighing 180 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.

Police say Richards was arrested in July 2017 in Tomlinson Park on a felony charge of prohibited person carrying a concealed firearm and possession of controlled substances.

Richards plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of prohibited person in possession of a firearm in a plea agreement, and was supposed to report to the North Central Regional Jail to serve a six month sentence. Roberts failed to appear.

If you have any information concerning the location of Robert Alan Richards we ask that you contact the Williamstown Police Department during regular business hours at 304-375-4935. After business hours you can call 911 central dispatch at their non emergency #304-485-8501 or as always, for emergencies , call 911.

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