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Hammmond man wanted by police in Lake County and Florida

Orlando Mitchell

Orlando Mitchell

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Updated: April 7, 2013 9:11PM



Orlando Maurice Mitchell is the fugitive of the week.

The U.S. Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force is looking for Mitchell, who is wanted by Lake County authorities on charges of dealing in marijuana.

He also is wanted in Duval County, Fla., and by the Florida Department of Corrections for the offense of trafficking in stolen property and probation violations stemming from dealing in stolen property.

Mitchell, 34, is 5 feet 9 and weighs 290 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Mitchell’s last known address is in the 5700 block of Erie Avenue in Hammond.

Anyone with information on Mitchell’s whereabouts may contact task force investigations by calling toll-free (888) 805-6119 or by texting “capture” to Tip411 (847411). All tipsters will remain anonymous.



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