Wanted Joshua Aders

Press Release 1/17/2019

Joshua Aders


UPDATE 1/22/2019: Joshua Aders, the inmate who walked away from a jail work assignment and stole a vehicle has been captured and booked into the Davis County Jail.  He was arrested by AP&P last night in Davis County.  The stolen truck was found parked in an alley by Salt Lake City PD.  The vehicle will be returned to the American West Heritage Center. 

On Thursday, January 17th, Cache County Jail Inmate, Joshua Michael Aders, was at the American West Heritage Center Farm in Wellsville, Utah. He was working as part of a Community Work Project where inmates that have a history of good behavior are allowed to volunteer. During this work shift, at approximately 11:45, Mr. Aders stole a pick-up truck and drove away.
Mr. Aders was last seen in the Wellsville area wearing black and white striped trousers, fluorescent green t-shirt and black lace-up boots. Law enforcement continues to search for Mr. Aders. The pick-up truck he stole is a 2005 white Ford Ranger with an orange caution light on top of the cab, a diamond plated tool box in the bed, and Utah license plate D450Y. Anyone that comes into contact with Mr. Aders should call 911.
Before recently moving to Utah, Mr. Aders was a resident of California. Mr. Aders was scheduled to be released from Jail in May 2019. Mr. Aders is a 32-year-old male, 5’11 and 160 lbs. He has blue eyes and brown hair. Mr. Aders was serving a sentence in the Cache County Jail on charges of fraud, theft, failure to appear warrants, and drug-related crimes.
Anyone with information regarding Mr. Aders should contact law enforcement by dialing 911 or 435-753-7555.