FEDERALSBURG, Md.- Maryland State Police are searching for an inmate who walked off of a job detail at a farm on Turner Road outside of Federalsburg on Tuesday morning.
The inmate, 32-year-old Jeremiah Lee Windon, is described as a white male, 6-foot-tall, 190 pounds, brown hair, green eyes, and a fair complexion. He also has a tattoo of an iron cross with wings on his throat. He was last seen wearing a beige, long-sleeve shirt over a green T-shirt, blue jeans with torn knees and brown leather Department of Corrections shoes.
According to police, the Windon walked off the job detail at around 11:30 a.m. Troopers said Windon, along with other Eastern Pre-Release Unit inmates, had been working at the Turner Road farm under the direction of correctional officers.
Authorities said an intensive search is being conducted utilizing K-9 and MSP aviation, along with troopers and offers from Delaware State Police, the Caroline County Sheriff's Office, the Federalsburg Police Department and the Department of Public Safety and Corrections.
Investigators are working to identify associates of Windon and are checking homes of prior associates and family members. Windon is originally from the Cecil County area and troopers from the MSP North East Barrack are checking locations in Elkton and North East.
Maryland court records show Windon has an extensive criminal history, being convicted of such crimes as assault, burglary and armed robbery.
Anyone with any information on Windon's whereabouts is asked to call the MSP Easton Barrack at (410) 819-4747.