Quincy Police seek suspect

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The Quincy Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of a wanted Quincy man who escaped arrest recently by forcing his way into an apartment and fleeing arrest by climbing into the apartment’s attic. 

According to a QPD press release, at about 9 p.m. June 11, officers on foot patrol reported seeing suspect Ron Howard walking on the second-floor walkway of the Gadsden Arms Apartments located at 427 S. Stewart St. Knowing Howard had an open warrant for failure to appear in court, officers called to Howard to stop. At that point Howard ran and forced his way into a resident’s apartment uninvited and immediately climbed up into the attic.

After an intense search over several hours it was determined that Howard had somehow exited the buildings attic at some other point, evading arrest.

QPD is currently seeking the whereabouts of Ron Christopher Howard, 23. Howard has an open warrant for failure to appear and additional warrants for burglary of an occupied dwelling are being sought. Howard’s last known addresses are Peters Road in Midway and Quincy.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the Quincy Police Department at 850-627-7111 and ask for Capt. Troy Gilyard. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 850-

574- TIPS (8477).