Authorities Search for Adkison

| June 18, 2013 | 6:52 pm
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The search continues for a Columbia resident facing kidnapping charges.  The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a Hamilton woman on Sunday.  She has been found and is safe.

Brian Adkison, 23, was observed Monday in Sunrise Beach in a stolen pickup truck.  The local police department engaged in a pursuit.  The vehicle was later found in Camden County.  Authorities then received reports the subject had stolen a personal water craft and fled the area.  It was later found in the Ivy Bend area and citizens reported a male fitting Adkison’s description had been seen leaving the area on foot.  The search continues.

Adkison was last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jean shorts.  Anyone with information is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency or the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department at (573) 378-5481.

Press Release from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On June 17th, 2013 Deputies from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Missouri Department of Conservation responded to a call to the Ivy Bend area of Morgan County.  The nature of teh call stemmed from an earlier incident involving a  subject by the name of Brian J. Adkison, a 23 year old male from Columbia, Mo.  Adkison is wanted for his involvement in a kidnapping in Caldwell County Missouri on June 15th, 2013, and a sexual assault and forcible rape in Boone County Missouri.  Adkison was observed by the Sunrise Beach, mo Police Department earlier on June 17th, 2013 in a stolen pickup and a pursuit ensued.  Authorities located the pickup in Camden County and then received reports that the subject had stolen a personal water craft and fled the area.  A short time later the Missouri State Highway Patrol located the stolen water craft near the 58 mile marker in the Ivy Bend area.  Citizen reports stated that they did observe a male subject fitting the description of Adkison fleeing the area on foot.  Deputies from the Morgan County sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the area, and set up a perimeter.  Authorities then conducted a sweep of the area woods, and conducted a house to house search for the suspect with nothing found.  A check point was also initiated on roads leading from the area resulting in no  sign of the suspect.  Adkison was last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jean shorts, if you see this subject please contact the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department at 573-378-5481 or contact your local law enforcement agency as soon as possible.

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