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The individuals below are wanted by the Roswell Police Department in connection to the crimes listed. Individuals are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of these individuals, or having any other information that could potentially help locate the subjects, is asked to call the police department at 575-624-6770 or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 888-594-TIPS (8477).

Callers may remain anonymous, and callers to Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a reward if their information leads to an arrest or conviction. The Roswell Police Department thanks citizens for their assistance.

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Aug 11

Johnny Joe Dutchover (son and father) -- father has been APPREHENDED

Posted on August 11, 2021 at 3:45 PM by RPD Most Wanted

  • NAME: Johnny Joe Dutchover (son) Johnny Joe Dutchover (son) (RMW)
  • AGE: 19
  • Height: 5'7"    
  • 235 lbs.   
  • Black hair    
  • Brown eyes


CRIMINAL CHARGES: shooting at a dwelling or occupied building, shooting at or from a motor vehicle, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (5 counts), criminal damage to property (4 counts), tampering with evidence; a DNA search warrant has also been issued 

  • NAME: Johnny Joe Dutchover (father) -- APPREHENDED
  • AGE: 43 Johnny Joe Dutchover (father) (RMW)
  • Height: 5'6"    
  • Bald      
  • Brown eyes
  • Tattoos: shoulders, back, right arm
  • Other: scar on right knee

CRIMINAL CHARGES: tampering with evidence, conspiracy to commit tampering with evidence


This son and his father are charged in connection with a shooting incident in early February 2021 that took place in the parking lot of Farmer’s Country Market at the corner of East Second Street and North Garden Avenue. The younger Dutchover is believed to have been one of multiple shooters as people from one vehicle fired gunshots at another vehicle and the people in the other vehicle returned fire. During the shootout, four other vehicles were struck by the gunfire and five bystanders in the parking lot were placed in danger, although none was struck by the shots.