Dean Shelton: U.S. Marshals hunting violent offender wanted in Tri-Cities for federal weapons violation

The U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force in the Tri-Cities is looking for 47 year old Dean Shelton.

Shelton is wanted for a federal probation violation.

The task force says he's considered a violent offender and has a history of becoming violent without warning.

The task force says Shelton is a transient and travels between Eltopia and Tri Cities. He also has ties to Vancouver.

Shelton is 5'9" and weighs 175 pounds.

He has a tattoo of a skull on his upper right arm.

If you know where he's hiding, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or use the P3 Tips App to submit your information.