Unlawful Flight To Avoid Prosecution - Lewd And Lascivious Behavior On A Child; Failure To Appear


Photograph taken in 1998
Photograph taken in 1998
Photograph taken in 1998
Photograph taken in 1995


Jerold Chester Dunning, Chester Dunning, Jerry Dunning, C. J. Dunning, J. R. Dunning, Junior Dunning, Jerold Chester Dunning, Jr.


Date(s) of Birth Used December 7, 1959
Place of Birth Michigan, USA
Hair Brown
Eyes Brown
Height 5'7"
Weight 170 pounds
Sex Male
Race White
Occupation Ship/Boat Builder
Nationality American
Scars and Marks Dunning has a scar above his left eye.
NCIC W057145730


Dunning is known to have experience working with fiberglass used for building boats. Dunning enjoys outdoor activities such as, four wheeling, camping, fishing, and skiing (water/snow). He owns several guns for recreational purposes. He reportedly has never been violent. Dunning has ties to Florida and Tennessee. Dunning may have fled from the United States to Brazil.


Jerold C. Dunning is wanted for his alleged involvement in lewd activities with a child under the age of 16, in St. Petersburg, Florida from 1996 to 1998. Dunning was arrested on October 14, 1998, and subsequently released on bond. His trial was scheduled for June 29, 1999, but he failed to appear in court.


Dunning was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior upon a child, and a state warrant was issued for his arrest by the Circuit Court, Pinnellas County, Florida, on June 29, 1999. A federal arrest warrant was subsequently issued for Dunning by the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, after he was charged federally with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

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