Man wanted for vehicle thefts in Jones County

Man wanted for vehicle thefts in Jones County

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Jones County Sheriff's Department is asking for assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with several vehicle thefts in Jones County.

Joseph Lamar Thomas, 33 of Ellisville, is wanted after stealing a vehicle in the Moselle area. Several witnesses attempted to stop Thomas and hold him until law enforcement arrived, but Thomas fled on foot.

Thomas is also a suspect in another vehicle theft as well as two other attempted vehicle thefts. He also has other outstanding felony warrants.

Thomas could be traveling in a stolen 2004 beige Chevy Silverado or Z71 truck.

If you have any information about Thomas, please contact the Jones County Sheriff's Department at 601-425-3147 or CRIME STOPPERS at 601-428-7867.