Published: Jul 31, 2014 4:23 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 31, 2014 4:24 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers and the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force are asking for the public's help tracking down wanted fugitive Bruce Martin.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Martin is a career offender who has spent more than a decade in state prison. This 38-year-old felon is currently wanted in Lee County for violating his probation, following an arrest for the sale and delivery of cocaine.

Martin has priors for multiple counts of battery, the sale and possession of cocaine, obstruction and contempt, among others. He’s believed to have gang affiliations and is known to loiter around the central Fort Myers area, according to LCSO.

Martin is 5’9”, 155 pounds and has a tattoo of Jesus on his back and a five point crown on his left arm. Upon his arrest, he will be held without bond.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Bruce Martin is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips may also be made online at, by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD or by calling directly to the Marshals at 239-220-3516.