CARROLLTON, Mo. – On Tuesday, the Carrollton Police Department, with the assistance of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, engaged in a man-hunt in the residential area southeast of the intersection of North Mason and East 4th Street.

As a result of that man-hunt, Willis E. Turner, Jr,, 37, of Tina, was apprehended on a Missouri Department of Corrections Detainee Warrant. Turner had been absconding from the Department of Corrections since August of this year.

Turner is currently incarcerated without bond awaiting extradition back to the Department of Corrections.