UPDATE: PARSONS HAS BEEN ARRESTED
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking Jesse Warren Parsons on a warrant charging him with escaping from their jail. According to deputies, Parsons posed as another man due for release from jail and was set free. Parsons was arrested by Santa Cruz police on March 20 for several outstanding warrants. His criminal history includes trespassing, petty theft, substance abuse, resisting arrest and domestic violence.
He was last seen walking away from the jail facility at 259 Water St. toward the San Lorenzo River area. He is known to frequent campsites on the west side of Santa Cruz.
Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 to send a confidential email tip, if you know his whereabouts.