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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Violent Offender Fugitive Maitland Carpenter 3-30-18

Case # Lassen County SO 18-Maitland Carpenter

Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted for serious crimes in Lassen County, CA..

The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking Maitland Carpenter, age 39 for a variety of serious crimes. On March 25, 2018 Carpenter committed an act of forcible rape and kidnapping by gunpoint at a residence in Lassen County. He is currently armed with a semi-auto pistol with an extended magazine. Carpenter has an extensive history of violence and is considered armed and dangerous. Carpenter has made comments that he is not afraid to kill someone to avoid capture. Carpenter is described as 6’1, 220 lbs., Brown hair and Blue eyes. He has tattoos covering his neck and other parts of his body. Although the picture attached is older, it is an accurate depiction of Carpenter. An arrest warrant has been issued by the County of Lassen, Superior Court of California for a variety of sexual assault and kidnapping charges with a bail amount set at $1,000,000.00. Carpenter has a second felony warrant for Terrorist Threats in the amount of $40,000.00. He was last seen in the area of Tako-Nee St. in Lassen County.

Lassen County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating the fugitive. Anyone having information relating to this crime or the suspect should contact the Lassen County Sheriff‘s Office (530) 257-6121, 9-1-1, Secret Witness at 322-4900,, or text your tip to 847411 (TIP 411) Keyword – SW.

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