Most Wanted: Suspected cocaine dealer is 'armed and dangerous,' marshals say

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U.S. marshals are looking for a suspected drug dealer who they say never leaves home without carrying a weapon.

Law enforcement officials say 38-year-old Aaron Wynn was arrested during a January 2012 drug operation in Southeast Washington in which police said he hid a bag containing 57 red plastic bags, each containing cocaine, inside his boxer underwear. During the search of the drugs, Wynn struggled on the ground, screaming, "Rape! Rape!"

Wynn was charged with felony possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and was released on his own recognizance. But he failed to show up for court.

Marshals deputies said Wynn allegedly always carries a gun.

"Wynn has been on the run long enough and should be considered armed and dangerous," said Deputy Michael Namey of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Wynn's rap sheet includes arrests or convictions for carrying a pistol without a license, menacing threats, assault on a police officer, unlawful entry, cocaine distribution and driving with counterfeit tags, officials said.

He is known to frequent the Buena Vista Terrace SE area, and is listed as 5-foot-9 and 172 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding Wynn's whereabouts is urged to call Deputy Namey or the U.S. Marshals Service at 301-489-1717 or 800-336-0102.

Washington Examiner readers have been on a bit of a roll, offering tips that have led to two arrests in the past two months, including an armed robber and a suspected serial burglar who was found with a gun.

Since 2008, The Examiner's "Most Wanted" feature has led directly to the capture or surrender of 52 fugitives. Among them were a man wanted in a 1997 cold-case slaying, a teenager accused of killing a 16-year-old boy and stuffing his body in a closet and a key figure in one of the largest federal contracting scams in United States history.

smccabe@washingtonexaminer.com

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