A reward of $5,000 is being offered by the U.S. Marshals Service for information leading to the location and arrest of fugitive Christopher Ponce.
Ponce is wanted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office on an outstanding arrest warrant for DUI manslaughter.
Ponce, age 24, was last known to reside in Tampa, FL and his whereabouts have been unknown since May 9, 2013, when Ponce removed his ankle monitor and fled.
On July 19, 2012, Ponce was traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-275 in Tampa, Florida. Ponce's vehicle collided with another, killing the driver and injuring two passengers. Ponce was arrested for DUI and later charged with DUI Manslaughter, vehicular homicide, DUI with serious bodily injury, and reckless driving (see http://wfts.tv/RnYN5k and http://wfts.tv/Swst1e)
Ponce could be anywhere across the U.S. or beyond and it is important to remind the public not to attempt to apprehend Ponce, but to report any information to the U.S. Marshals Service or their local police.
To speak with the case agents, Deputy U.S. Marshal Jared Whitis or Task Force Officer Ron Simpson, please call the U.S. Marshals in Tampa, FL at (813) 415-1967.