Mistaken Release From Riverside Regional Jail

July 17, 2020 - 12:46 pm
Convicted sex offender mistakenly released

Prince George County Police


Prince George County, VA _  Police in Prince George County are asking for help in tracking down an inmate who was mistakenly released from the Riverside Regional jail after providing staff there with false information.

The inmate, identified as Juan Pelaez-Marroquin, age 20, of Chesterfield County, was incarcerated at Riverside Regional Jail and awaiting sentencing. In January, Juan Pelaez-Marroquin pled guilty and was convicted of two charges of forcible sodomy in Chesterfield.

A search of the immediate area for Juan Pelaez-Marroquin met with negative results.

Pelaez-Marroquin, who is described as a Hispanic, 5’09” male, brown eyes / brown hair, and weighing approximately 180 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a white T-Shirt, a pair of gray shorts, and black (Velcro) Jail issued tennis shoes.

Juan Pelaez-Marroquin is currently wanted for felony escape. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Prince George County Police Department at 804 733–2773, or Crime Solvers at 733-2777, or you can send your tip using the P3tips app.