Armed Felon on the Run, Escapes Sheriff's Stakeout in El Cajon
Authorities recovered firearms and evidence implicating the suspect in a number of commercial and residential burglaries.
Detectives say Lance Jeremy Rodgers is armed and dangerous. Rodgers was able to flee from a home on the 1500 block of Fargo Avenue in El Cajon, which was under surveillance, about 7 a.m. Thursday.
According to the sheriff's department, a search of the home uncovered firearms and evidence implicating Rodgers in a number of commercial and residential burglaries. Rodgers is wanted on charges of being a felon in possession of firearms.
Investigators say that if Rodgers is seen, he should not be approached. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact authorities. There is a reward of up to $1,000 being offered by Crime Stoppers. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
—Sheriff's Department at 858-565-5200
—Detective Dan Barnes at 619-956-4000
—Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 888-580-8477
Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.com.