UPDATE 11/04/2011: Per a press release from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Mr. Traas has been located.



The St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Sex Offender Unit, is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jacob Steven Traas, a Tier II registered sex offender.  Trass recently resided in the Hollywood area of St. Mary’s County.  On October 31, 2011, during a compliance check it was discovered Traas has moved from the residence and failed to provide a new address to the sex offender registry.  A warrant has been issued for the Traas’ arrest.
Citizens who are seeking information about registered sex offenders can get that information from going to http://www.firstsheriff.com/offenders/sexoffenders.asp or http://dpscs.md.gov/onlineservs/socem/default.shtml  
Citizens without internet access and have information or questions about registered sex offenders are urged to contact Corporal William Raddatz of the Sex Offender Registry at (301) 475-4200 extension 1958. Or callers can make anonymous tips Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).

Arrest Story: www.thebaynet.com/news/index.cfm/fa/viewstory/story_ID/15245

Release Story: thebaynet.com/news/index.cfm/fa/views