Press release from the Asheville Police Department:
The Asheville Police Department (APD) is requesting assistance to locate Anthony Orlando Bowers. Bowers is the suspect in a hit and run that caused serious injury to an APD officer on December 7. If located, please exercise caution and contact 9-1-1 immediately.
Bowers is described as a black male, 24 years of age, 5’4″ and approximately 148 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and multiple tattoos on his arms.
Bowers has 14 open warrants:
Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer Inflicting Serious Injury
Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Government Official
Felony Hit and Run Causing Serious Injury/Death
No Operators License
Possession of Marijuana Up to 1/2 Ounce
Possession with Intent to Sell/Distribute Cocaine
Possess Stolen Firearm
Possession of Firearm by Felon
Resisting Public Officer
Flee/Elude Arrest with Motor Vehicle
Reckless Driving to Endanger
Manufacture, Sell, Distribute, Possess Controlled Substance at a Child Care Center
Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling/Place for Controlled Substance
Possess Stolen Motor Vehicle
If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Anthony Orlando Bowers they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050, if they wish to remain anonymous.