MARTINSVILLE, VA- The Martinsville Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Martinsville Police Department, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, the Virginia State Police and the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force, continue to actively search for the fugitive Dekey Trevor Penn. In the morning hours of September 13, 2017, Dekey Penn walked away from a work detail in the West Fayette Street area of the city. Area law enforcement has been working together since that time to track down all leads and search for Mr. Penn.
Dekey Trevor Penn is a 33-year-old black male, is approximately 5 ft. 6 inches tall and weighs about 165 lbs. He frequently changes hairstyles and was last seen with his hair partially dyed blonde. Mr. Penn is believed to still be in the region and may be in the company of his girlfriend, Latonya (aka Latoya) Turner. Ms. Turner, formerly of Paul Street Martinsville, is a 32-year-old black female approximately 5 ft. 3 inches tall and weighs about 190 lbs.
The Martinsville Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in providing
information about the whereabouts of Dekey Penn and Latonya Turner. Anyone having
information on either of these is asked to call 911 or the non-emergency number at 276-638- 8751. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 63-CRIME. A $1,000.00 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest of Dekey Penn.