U.S. Marshals seek wanted man; Reward up to $10,000

Last known whereabouts of Herman Arthur Carroll Sr. is Springfield and Branson; Known to be among homeless and camps in wilderness
US Marshals wanted poster

BRANSON, Mo. – The Branson Police Dept encourage the public to share a Wanted poster for Herman Arthur Carroll Sr. The US Marshals have updated information today, June 29, 2022 on his whereabouts.  He could be in the Springfield and Branson area.  He could be camping in the wilderness and living among homeless encampments. He has been on the run from authorities for two decades.

If you see this man or know where he is, call the U.S. Marshals Service. They believe he may be in the Branson area.” – BPD

#JoinTheHunt as we go after Herman Carroll, a twice convicted child molester now wanted for raping his own daughter, 8pm tonight on @HLNTV. pic.twitter.com/bqtPcTcKEQ


hermanarthurcarrollHerman Arthur Carroll Sr.
Date Of Birth: 01-01-1952
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 240 lbs.
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel

• Carroll’s hair is typically disheveled.
• He is currently thought to be clean-shaven.
• In the past, he typically wore a mustache.
• Carroll has a birthmark/discoloration on his abdomen.

Scars and Tattoos:

• Carroll has a scar on his right finger.
• He has a scar on his left wrist.
• On his left shoulder, Carroll has a tattoo of a red heart with the name “JOANNE” in the center.
• On his right shoulder, he has a “family tree” with the initials of family members on two branches.
• One branch has the initial “K” on the main branch, with three offshoot branches. These three offshoot branches contain the letters “E”, “K”, and either “C” or “H”.
• The second primary branch contains the letter “J” with three offshoot branches, containing the letters “N”, “E”, and “B”.

On July 3, 2000, Herman Carroll was arrested for sexually assaulting his 12 year old daughter. He is a child sex offender with two prior convictions. He is currently WANTED in Moultrie County, Illinois for: Failure to Appear, Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child, Criminal Sexual Assault, and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. He is a skilled trim finisher specializing in new construction. He has family in the Peoria and Mt. Vernon areas of Illinois. Frequently stays in campgrounds. Possible locations are: The Ozarks, Las Vegas, or the Florida Keys.

Other Possible Locations:

• Springfield, MO
• Carroll is believed to be hiding out in homeless camps in the wilderness of Springfield, Mo.

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