Douglas County Sheriff's Office in Search of Felony Fugitive

By KOLR10 News

Published 02/26 2014 12:41PM

Updated 02/26 2014 05:15PM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Mo. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a felony fugitive.

According to a news statement, Jacob Aaron James, 31, of Ava, is wanted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office for numerous parole and probation violations.

James, who plead guilty to sexual assault and was released from prison, has began stalking and harassing the victim from his initial arrest, according to the statement.

A warrant for his arrest has been issued for aggravated stalking.

James has made threats against law enforcement and has indicated he will oppose the arrest, according to the statement.

James is considered armed and dangerous.

If you know the whereabouts of Jacob James, or any information that could lead to his location, contact your local law enforcement agency or the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 417-683-1020.

Information can also be left anonymously at the tip line on

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