Archie Richard Byrd (Athens-Clarke Co. PD)
ATHENS, Ga. -- Police in Athens, working in conjunction with the GBI are looking for Archie Richard Byrd. They said he is wanted for trafficking of persons in connection with sex trafficking of an underaged girl.
Byrd, 30, fled from police in Athens on April 10, during an investigation that ended up with the recovery of a juvenile prostitute. Police said Byrd was the prostitute's pimp. Officials said he is also wanted in California on charges of aggravated assault.
He is described as being 5-foot-11-inches tall, weighs 230 pounds and has multiple tattoos, with the most prominent one saying "ISRAEL" on his right forearm. Police said he known to frequent the East Point area.
Police said Byrd is considered to be armed and dangerous.
Anyone with any information about Byrd's whereabouts is asked to contact the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477) or the Athens-Clarke County Police Department at 706-623-3337.