Scott Co. Sheriff asks for public's help in finding wanted man - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Scott Co. Sheriff asks for public's help in finding wanted man

Walter said Don Chappell is wanted by the State of Missouri (Source: Scott County SO) Walter said Don Chappell is wanted by the State of Missouri (Source: Scott County SO)
He was recently seen in Oran, MO (Source: Scott County SO) He was recently seen in Oran, MO (Source: Scott County SO)
The sheriff said to use caution if approached by Chappell (Source: Scott County SO). The sheriff said to use caution if approached by Chappell (Source: Scott County SO).
SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter is asking for the public's help in bringing a wanted man into custody.

Walter said Don Chappell is wanted in Missouri for a parole violation for absconding from the St. Louis Community Release Center.

He was serving a sentence for two counts of felony burglary, Chappell, 45, is known to have violent tendencies.

Chappell was recently seen in Oran, Missouri. His current location is unknown, but it is believed he is still in southeast Missouri.

He is described as 5’6” and 205 pounds. He has blue eyes. Chappell was last known to have long red hair that when worn down is past his shoulders. 

Chappell often wears his hair in a ponytail. He is partially bald. Chappell is also known to have facial hair.

Sheriff Walter urges the public to exercise caution if approached by Chappell.

The sheriff says that anyone who sees Chappell should immediately contact their local law enforcement agency, and if in Scott County call 911.

Sheriff Walter said that the cooperation of the public in the apprehension of wanted fugitives is always welcome.

He asks that anyone who has general information regarding this matter contact the Scott County Sheriff’s Office at 545-3525, or leave a message on the crime tip line at 1-866-210-4322.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • State board turns down agriculture school request, supporter says

    State board turns down agriculture school request, supporter says

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:14:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:39 AM EDT2017-08-17 10:39:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A plan to open an agricultural charter school in Weiner was denied Wednesday, a supporter of the project said. 

    A plan to open an agricultural charter school in Weiner was denied Wednesday, a supporter of the project said. 

  • Free lunch, breakfast crucial for students, superintendent says

    Free lunch, breakfast crucial for students, superintendent says

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-08-17 03:01:13 GMT
    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:38 AM EDT2017-08-17 10:38:25 GMT
    Cedar Ridge School District (Source: KAIT)Cedar Ridge School District (Source: KAIT)

    A pair of schools in Independence County will be providing free lunch and breakfast to every student on campus this year. 

    A pair of schools in Independence County will be providing free lunch and breakfast to every student on campus this year. 

  • Clutter creates policy, officials say

    Clutter creates policy, officials say

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:50:41 GMT
    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-08-17 03:46:06 GMT
    A new ordinance in Trumann allows authorities to fine a person up to $50 for debris in ditches. (Source: KAIT)A new ordinance in Trumann allows authorities to fine a person up to $50 for debris in ditches. (Source: KAIT)

    It may cost a little more money if Trumann residents do not clean out their ditches filled with debris, according to city officials. 

    It may cost a little more money if Trumann residents do not clean out their ditches filled with debris, according to city officials. 

Powered by Frankly