Fugitive of the Week wanted for probation violation on stealing charges

<strong> <font size="4">Carey Lester</font> </strong>

The Kirksville Police Department needs your help locating another Fugitive of the Week.

Autorities are attempting to locate Carey Michael Lester, 28, in reference to an arrest warrant from Missouri Probation & Parole for absconding parole on original charges of stealing and possession of a controlled substance.

Carey Lester is a white male, 5â??10â?? tall, 145 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. He has a tattoo of a cross on his upper right arm.

Officers have attempted to make contact with Lester at his last known residence, but have been unable to locate him. It is possible that he is homeless and moving from residence to residence. Lester has family and other ties in the Adair and Sullivan County areas and it is believed he is still in the area.

Anyone with information regarding the location of Carey Lester is encouraged to contact the Kirksville Police Department at (660) 785-6945, (Dispatch) (660) 665-5621, Adair County Sheriffâ??s Office at (660) 665-4600 or anonymously at (660) 627-BUST (2878) or email

(information provided by Kirksville Police Department)