Armed & dangerous fugitive sought in Union County


Tony Dwaine Jones

UNION COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies are looking for a man considered armed and dangerous.

The Union County Sheriff's Office said Tony Dwaine Jones is accused of skipping out on court.  He has a long history of criminal violations, including some that are violent involving weapons and drugs.

Jones failed to appear in court on two separate occasions.

Investigators believe Jones fled the area last month but has been seen numerous times in Lake Butler.

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Authorities said he made threats against people in the neighborhood.

Investigators also suspect Jones had a role in a recent attack on two people.

Call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.  You will remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward of up to $3,000 if your tip leads to an arrest.