(Photos Courtesy of Michigan City Police)
A 26 year old man listed as this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force, has been added today to the Michigan City Police Department's Ten Most Wanted List. Chanucey Prude Jr. is wanted by LaPorte County authorities for felony robbery and felony aggravated battery and by the Porter County Sheriff's Office for dealing in a controlled substance. Prude is described as a black male, 5'11”, weighing 260 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes and has been known to reside throughout northern Indiana, with ties to Valparaiso and the Gary areas.
Prude was added to Michigan City Police's Ten Most Wanted list after Jessica Nance, who was wanted for felony sexual misconduct with a minor, surrendered herself to the LaPorte County Jail on Monday, March 17th.
Anyone with information on Chauncey Prude Jr. and his whereabouts may contact task force investigators by calling toll-free (888) 805-6119 or by texting “capture” to Tip411 (847411) or the Michigan City Crime Tip Hotline at (219) 873-1488. All tipsters will remain anonymous.