Henry Co. Deputies looking for man who cut off electronic ankle bracelet

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HENRY CO. (WSLS 10) The Henry County Sheriff's Office is looking for Joseph David Swain, 33, of 760 Mica Road Ridgeway, Virginia. Swain was incarcerated on June 5, 2015 for felony Probation Violation and misdemeanor Failure to Appear.

He was placed on the Electronic Incarceration Program (EIP) on July 9, 2015. Swain has been on EIP for nearly 9 months and there have not been any issues during this time. Until this incident, Swain has complied with all orders and instructions by EIP personnel.

While an individual is on EIP, he is required to stay at his residence or attend authorized activities such as work or school. On March 29, 2016 at approximately 9:31pm, Swain cut the ankle bracelet off and his whereabouts are unknown at this time. Swain is not believed to be a threat to the public. It is unknown at this time why he removed the ankle bracelet.

Anyone having information regarding the whereabouts of Joseph David Swain is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).