FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. Craig Carter, 760-839-4487
Case Number: 11-02947
The Escondido Police Department is looking for Martin Dale Rouse Jr., 41. Rouse has an active Felony Warrant for a probation violation stemming from a Felony Stalking charge. In February of 2010, Rouse was convicted of Felony Stalking, Felony Evading and Driving Under the Influence. Rouse has been arrested twice for violating his probation conditions since the February conviction. Since January of 2011, Rouse has been outfitted with a GPS device as a condition of his probation. On February 23, 2011, Rouse violated his Probation Conditions and contacted the stalking victim. On the February 24, 2011, Rouse cut off his GPS tracking device while in the area of the victim’s home. On February 26, 2011, Rouse arrived at the victim’s house and made threats to kill the victim.
Rouse is described as a white male, 41 yrs, 5’-09”, 145lbs., brown hair, and brown eyes (See embedded photo). Rouse has a tattoo on his left shoulder of a skull with a cowboy hat. Rouse may be in the area of Vista, Valley Center, Escondido and possibly San Diego. Rouse might be driving an older tan Ford motor home and has been seen using a wheelchair.
If you know of Rouse’s whereabouts you are encouraged to call 911.
All press inquiries should be directed to Lt. Craig Carter at 760-839-4487.
Crime Stoppers has agreed to assist with this investigation by offering up to a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. You can contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477 with information about this case.
To report any suspicious activities in your neighborhood, you may contact the Police Department directly, or you may make an unidentified call on our Anonymous Tip Line at 760-743-TIPS (8477) or via our Web site at police.escondido.org.