State Police looking for escaped ‘high risk’ sex offender

UPDATE – May 14, 6 p.m. – Vermont State Police are now reporting that Dale Adams, Jr. was found and taken into custody by the Hartford Police Department this afternoon.

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Dale Adams, Jr

Dale Adams, Jr

Dale Adams, Jr, 28, of Perkinsville was put on “escaped status” on by the Vermont Department of Corrections on Monday, May 9 after he failed to return from a furlough on May 6th. Probation and Parole efforts to locate Adams have been unsuccessful.

A Vermont State Police press release issued this evening describes Adams as six feet tall, weighing 160 lbs with brown hair.  A warrant has been issued for his arrest on the charge of Escape from Custody.

According to the Vermont Sex Offender Registry, Adams was convicted of Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a Child on December 6, 2012. He is considered to be a “high risk” to commit another sexual offense.

Anyone with information about Dale Adams Jr.’s location is encouraged to contact their local law enforcement agency or the Vermont Department of Corrections in Springfield at (802) 885-3544.  Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or text “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword:  VTIPS



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