Omaha ATF offers reward for information leading to arrest of fugitive

(Omaha, NE) -- A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of an Omaha man wanted by federal law enforcement.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Omaha Field Office is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of 33 year old Marcquece Petties. The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska issued an arrest warrant for Petties on December 15th for violations of federal firearms laws. Petties also has a state arrest warrant for violating the terms of a pre-trial release agreement.

The ATF says investigators believe that Petties is aware of the outstanding warrants and is now on the run. Petties has a numerous felony arrests and convictions and is considered armed and dangerous by law enforcement. If he is seen, authorities advise that he not be approached, but 911 should be called immediately.

Petties is described as a black man, 5 foot 8 inches tall, approximately 185 pounds. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Petties is asked to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP, via their website, or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips can be submitted anonymously. Up to $2500 in reward money is available in this case.

Photo: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

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