Atwater man on the run after failing to return to Merced County Jail

Jeremy Joseph Bond, 30, has been confirmed as an escapee from Merced County Sheriff’s Department detention.

Sheriff Vern Warnke explained that Bond was given a weekend pass last weekend (Feb. 17-19) for an undisclosed reason and failed to return on Sunday night at his assigned time.

Warnke said the Supervised Release Team is actively searching for Bond and “he will be found soon.”

Bond was serving time for drug charges and his wrap sheet is filled with numerous drug-related convictions. Bond is listed as 5-foot-11-inches tall, 35-year-old, 225-pounds. His red hair and facial tats make him an unmistakable presence. He is known to frequent the Atwater and Merced area.

If you know where Bond is, please contact the Merced Area Crimestoppers at 1-855-725-2420. Any tips can be made anonymously. Or Call the Merced County Sheriff’s Dept at (209) 385-7445. 




Leave a Reply