The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a wanted person.
Deshawn Walter Felipa (43) of the 3400 Block of Barkley Woods Road 21244 was convicted of Bigamy in Baltimore County Circuit Court on January 16 and was released on bail pending his sentencing. On October 14, he failed to appear for his sentencing and cannot be located.
Deshawn Walter Felipa legally changed his name from Deshawn Grant Valentine in July.
The charges against Felipa stemed from a December 2012 visit to the Wilkens/Precinct 1 station by woman who was then his wife. The woman told investigators that she had been married to Felipa since March of 1998 and recently learned that he was also married to other women.
Subsequent investigation indicated that Felipa was married to at least five other women in different areas of Maryland.
Deshawn Walter Felipa is described as a black male, 6’04, weighing 200 pounds. It is unknown what he might be wearing.
This incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Warrant Apprehension Task Force.
Anyone with information on Deshawn Walter Felipa is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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