Monday, August 20, 2012

Suspect Slices Electronic Monitor, CMPD on Lookout

Charlotte's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team is on the lookout for Keith Allen Murray, 51. Police say Murray cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet Sunday after being released from jail on bond. He had been charged with larceny and breaking and entering, but now faces charges of interfering with an electronic monitoring device.

This is the 22nd case of someone that was monitored by CMPD cutting off their electronic monitor in 2012. That number is 23% higher that last year, which had 17 cases by this time 2011.

Keith Murray was last seen near the intersection of North Tryon Street and Tom Hunter Road. That's where authorities say he sliced through his monitor. He is 5'11" and 190 pounds. He has white hair and beard.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Murray, call or text the Violent Criminal Apprehension Team at 704-336-VCAT (8228).