Parole violator sought by law enforcement

UPDATE at 9 p.m. Aug. 15 — Perry is in custody, according to a DCC spokesman.

State, federal and local law enforcement agencies are seeking the public’s help in finding a parole violator.

Tony Perry, 50, is a black male who is 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 175 pounds, according to a press release from the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections.

Perry was released from jail on Wednesday, Aug. 7, and hasn’t been seen since.

Perry is a registered sex offender who is currently on parole on a theft charge.

He has been known to use the aliases “Michael Smith” and “Anthony Boyd.”

Anyone who encounters Perry or has knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to contact the U.S. Marshall’s Service at (501) 324-6256. Do not make contact with Perry or try to detain him.