FBI offering $100K reward for info on 85-year-old fugitive
By Jennifer Cruz
Donald Eugene Webb, pictured here in a photo from 1979, is wanted for the murder of a Pennsylvania police chief that occurred nearly 40 years ago. (Photo: FBI)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help locating a fugitive who has been wanted for nearly 40 years.
Donald Eugene Webb, who would now be 85-years-old, was added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list on May 4, 1981, following the December 4, 1980, murder of a Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, police chief.
Webb remains one of the longest-running fugitives on the list and is the only U.S. fugitive wanted for the murder of a police chief, according to the FBI, who is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the whereabouts of Webb or his remains.
At the time of the murder, Webb, who is described as a career criminal, was already wanted in connection to the burglary of jewelry store in the Albany, New York, area. Webb had reportedly told his associates that he would not go back to jail.
On December 4, 1980, around 3 p.m., Saxonburg Police Chief Gregory Adams initiated the routine traffic stop of a Mercury Cougar driven by Webb. During the stop, Adams