The Oklahoma Department of Corrections’ Office of the Inspector General has added Joshua Ward and Wesley Ross to the list of Top 15 Fugitives.
Joshua Ward (413475), 35, left the Tulsa Transitional Center halfway house for a job search on Nov. 22 and never returned to the facility.
He is currently serving time for embezzlement out of Rogers County. Ward previously served time for robbery with a firearm out of Tulsa County. He is known to have violent tendencies.
Ward is connected with the Irish Mob. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighs approximately 330 pounds and has red hair and brown eyes.
Wesley Ross (196856), 42, is a parole absconder, who was last seen by his parole officer on Nov. 24, 2015. His whereabouts are unknown since his last visit. He is currently serving time for possession of a firearm and larceny out of Muskogee County.
He has been placed on the Top 15 Fugitive list because of a recent violent altercation with his girlfriend, resulting in Ross receiving a laceration on his forehead.
He previously served time for assault and battery charges in Muskogee and Oklahoma Counties.
Ross is connected with the Bloods street gang. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs approximately 160 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
Corrections Director Joe M. Allbaugh said if the whereabouts of these dangerous individuals are known, to not approach and call local law enforcement.
“The Oklahoma Department of Correction is asking for the public’s help in getting these two criminals off the streets and back into our custody where they belong as soon as possible,” Allbaugh said. “We are asking anyone with information to please step forward to ensure the safety of our communities.”
If any information on Ward or Ross is available, authorities ask individuals to call local law enforcement, the DOC fugitive warrants division at (405) 425-2570 or submit an email with information to firstname.lastname@example.org.