Sussex most wanted - 10 people that Sussex Police detectives are looking for
A convicted drug dealer, a man who stalked and threatened his ex-partner and a robber are just some of the people wanted by Sussex Police.
By Michael Drummond
Thursday, 6th June 2019, 1:41 pm
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Here is a roundup of some of the most wanted people in Sussex. All details accurate at time of publication, sourced from Sussex Police and CrimeStoppers. Hover your mouse over the pictures to read the full story.
Wanted on recall to prison for breaching the terms of a licence for his early release is Ryan Imram Grayston, aged 24. Of no fixed address, Grayston is known to have frequented the Hastings and Eastbourne areas. In July 2017 he was jailed for two years and 10 months for possessing drugs with intrent to supply. On April 1 he was released early on licence, but on April 30 this licence was revoked when Grayston was found to have breached its conditions. Anyone seeing Grayston or knowing where he might be is asked to contact Sussex Police online or phone 101, quoting serial 561 of 30/04.
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Jake Griffin, 29, is wanted for recall to prison, according to CrimeStoppers. Griffin was released from Lewes Prison in July 2018 having served six-and-a-half years of a ten year sentence for robbery and possession of an offensive weapon. Following his release he failed to reside at an approved premises. Griffin has links to the Hastings and Brighton areas. Sussex Police have now offered a reward of 1,000 for information that leads to the apprehension of Griffin. To report information call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact police.
Police are searching for Xhelil Poga, who is wanted for failing to attend court. The 24-year-old, from Southampton, failed to attend Worthing Magistrates Court on January 8 to face a charge of drug-driving and has been outstanding ever since, police say. He also goes by the aliases of Marek Senko and Fabio Moretti, and is believed to have connections to Worthing and Southampton in Hampshire. If youve seen him or know where he could be, report it online or call 101, quoting serial 197 of 27/07/18.
Marie Keane is wanted in connection with the theft of a handbag. Police are investigating a burglary in Wilbury Road in Hove in December 2018. A trespasser is suspected to have entered the room and stolen a handbag containing 245 cash, three books of stamps and the victim's bank card. Keane is in her 50s, about 5ft 4ins tall with dark hair. To report information call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact police.
Keesong Chung is wanted in connection with a theft of personal belongings from The Ivy, Ship Street, Brighton, according to CrimeStoppers. At 10.57pm on October 13, 2018 a man was seen on CCTV entering a staff area of The Ivy restaurant in Brighton and leaving with an employees black Nike bag containing personal possessions. Chung, who goes by the nicknames Robert Daniels, Key, Kesmond and Olak Kowal, is between 35 and 40, about 5ft 8ins and of slim build is wanted in connection with the theft. To report information call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact police.
As part of a national fraud enquiry it has been identified that bank accounts associated to Richard Sheridan have received the proceeds from a number of frauds which has been withdrawn immediately in cash, according to CrimeStoppers. Sheridan has been charged with money laundering but has failed to appear at Crown Court. Sheridan is between 35 and 40 years old, about 6ft tall and of medium build. The alleged crime took place in Queens Park Road in Brighton. To report information call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact police.
Sussex Police are seeking information on wanted man Anthony Townsend. Townsend, 34, from Brighton is wanted for failing to return on police bail. He is white, 5ft 7ins, with short dark brown hair and has links to Lancing, Brighton, Newhaven and Manchester. If you see Townsend or have information on his whereabouts please report online or call 101 quoting 1060 of 09/01.
Gerard Roberts is wanted in connection with an aggravated burglary in Goldstone Terrace in Brighton, according to CrimeStoppers. Men in balaclavas entered the home carrying knives on January 3 this year. A woman inside was assaulted and received a serious head injury and a man was stabbed in the leg and robbed of a Rolex watch. Police want to speak to Roberts, who is 6ft tall, in his late 30s and of large build. To report information call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact police.
Police are searching for John Henry Bond, who is wanted in connection with serious harassment and stalking offences. The 63-year-old pleaded guilty to bombarding his former partner with a string of threatening text messages and phone. However, he has since failed to appear in court for sentencing and police have issued a warrant for his arrest. Bond has connections to East and West Sussex. If you see him or know where he could be, please report it online or call 101 or 999 in an emergency quoting serial 1285 of 13/06.
Police in East Sussex are searching for 32-year-old Steven Harris, wanted in connection with threats to commit arson, and of causing criminal damage, police say. Harris, who is a scaffolder, frequents East Sussex but also has links to Swanley in Kent and Walton on Thames in Surrey. He is described as white, 5`11" and of medium build with short dark brown hair. If you see Harris or have any other current information about him, do not approach him yourself but call 999 or 101, quoting Sussex Police serial 1047 of 29/04/18, police say.