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Baldwin County deputies looking for man who ran away from his own trial

The jury had just been seated and court was in recess when he left and didn't come back
Credit: Baldwin Sheriff's Office

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding a man who ran away from his own trial.

On May 7, a jury was seated for Willis Rozier’s trial. He’s charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of firearm possession by a convicted felon.

After the jury was seated, a recess was called with instructions to begin the trial later that afternoon.

Credit: Baldwin Sheriff's Office

Rozier never returned to the courthouse for the trial and the sheriff’s office says he’s considered to be absconded.

There is now an active bench warrant for his arrest.

Anyone who knows the location of Willis Rozier can call the sheriff’s office at 478-445-4891 (dispatch) or the tip line at 478-445-5102.


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