Mississippi man wanted for stealing a Volkswagen and a black Labrador. Have you seen him? – Magnolia State Live

Mississippi man wanted for stealing a Volkswagen and a black Labrador. Have you seen him?

Posted at 6:00 am on Thursday, August 25, 2022

A Mississippi man is wanted for the theft of a vehicle and a black Labrador.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 33-year-old Jeffery Joseph Balius Jr., wanted for motor vehicle theft and dog theft and by the MDOC.

According to police, the robbery took place on 08/18/2022 in the Jackson County community of St. Martin.

The vehicle is a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, red, with label MS #JGK8090 and VIN #3VWC57BU4KM196237. The vehicle plate is surrounded by a paw print tag cover. The dog is described as a Black Labrador Retriever, named Harley.

Balius is described as a white male, 6-6, around 259 pounds, blue eyes, brown hair and has a hanging MSDL.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact Crime Stoppers by downloading the P3 Tips app or calling 1-877-787-5898.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of individuals accused of crimes. To be eligible for the reward, the information must come from Crime Stoppers.