ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. – Kirksville Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a wanted violent offender.

Jerry G. Garrett

A warrant was issued Monday in Adair County for Jerry G. Garrett, 44, of Kirksville, charging him with felony counts of assault in the first degree, armed criminal action and child abuse or neglect. Garrett is a while male, 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 198 pounds. He has short blonde hair, greying at the temples, a short beard and mustache. If you have information about Garretts whereabouts, please call your local law enforcement agency, Kirksville Police or Adair County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding Garrett’s location is encouraged to contact the Kirksville Police Department at 660-785-6945, Central Dispatch at 660-665-5621 or Adair County Sheriff’s Office at 660-665-4600.