Police searching for Lehighton man
Monroe County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of Jason Thomas Ahner, 40, of 459 Maury Road, Lehighton, who is listed as a fugitive from justice.
Pennsylvania State Police Lehighton are seeking the public's assistance in locating Ahner, who is wanted for rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a minor, aggravated indecent assault and indecent assault. Ahner has shoulder length black and gray hair, full beard and mustache. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.
Members of the Lehighton state police attempted to serve a felony warrant at his home, however, Ahner had fled. It was discovered that Ahner may be headed toward South Carolina or Florida. Ahner is known to own a .40 caliber handgun. His wife advised that she searched the residence for the weapon, but was unable to locate it.
Anyone with information on this "Crime Of The Week" or any other serious crime or wanted person, should call Monroe County Crime Stoppers at 1 (866) 370-1518. Callers could be eligible for cash rewards and you may remain anonymous.