Wanted Man: Facing Charges of Child Sex Crimes, continues to miss court

UPDATE: After fact-checking information Clarence Leroy Parks Jr., 46, is already in custody.
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Clarence Leroy Parks Jr., 46, is known to be violent and is believed to frequent the Springfield, Greene County and Jasper County areas. Courtesy The Greater Springfield Area Crime Watch. Information updated shows Parks is incarcerated in the McDonald County Jail. Inset mugshot, McDonald Co. Detention Center.

#UPDATE: Although this information released overnight it was not timely. Our friend Carra Reed fact-checked, noting Parks is in the McDonald County Jail in Pineville, Mo. Thanks Carra! Scroll below to see the original overnight release of information from Crime Stoppers.

GREENE COUNTY, Mo. — The Greater Springfield Crime Stoppers are asking for your help in locating a wanted man.

Clarence Leroy Parks Jr., 46, is known to be violent and is believed to frequent the Springfield, Greene County and Jasper County areas.

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ACTIVE: Failure to appear warrants, for child molestation 1st degree, statutory sodomy (x2), violate order of protection (x2) and resisting arrest.

STATS: White male, 6’2”, 238 lbs., brown hair and brown eyes.

Law enforcement is asking the public for assistance in locating. If you have any information about his whereabouts, contact Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at 👉🏽 www.p3tips.com.

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If anyone sees or locates Parks, call 911 immediately. Do not attempt to apprehend him.

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