Pittsburg Police search for wanted felon; considered armed and dangerous

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Pittsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a wanted felon.

Police say 30-year-old William Theodore Patton was under house arrest while awaiting court proceedings related to several felony offenses committed in Pittsburg and charged in 2019.

Police say on August, 26th Patton tampered with his GPS ankle monitoring device. Authorities say Patton is possibly armed and should be considered dangerous.

He’s been previously charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal threat, felony theft, felony flee and eluding, and a number of other charges.

If you have any information about Patton’s whereabouts you should contact Pittsburg PD.