U.S. Marshals searching for a man wanted for rape

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) – U.S. Marshals are searching for a man wanted for rape out of Tazewell County, Virginia.

Rolan Jackson is wanted by the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office for the charge of rape by force and the violation of probation in Mercer County, WV.  Further, Jackson is a registered sex offender in the State of West Virginia.  If you have any information regarding Jackson’s whereabouts, please call the police or the US Marshals Service.

Police say, do not approach Jackson and use caution if you come in contact with him.

Jackson is a black male, is 6 feet tall, weighs around 200 pounds, has brown eyes and black hair.  He has tattoos on his left and right arm and right forearm.

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