Fugitive of the Week wanted on domestic assault charge

William August Guth Jr., 43

Update: March 10, 2014- William Guth has been arrested by Elgin, Illinois Police and is no longer being sought.


Kirksville Police are attempting to locate William August Guth Jr., 43, in reference to arrest warrants from Adair County, Mo. and Missouri Probation & Parole for violation of probation and domestic assault.

Guth Jr. is a white male, 5â??6â?? tall, 150 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. Guth has multiple piercings in his left ear, a tattoo of a cobra on his upper right arm and crippled fingers on his left and right hands.

Officers have attempted to make contact with Guth at his last known residence, but have been unable to locate him. Guth has lived in Kirksville, Poplar Bluff, Mo. and in Illinois, but it is unknown if he is still in the area.

Anyone with information regarding William Guthâ??s location is encouraged to contact the Kirksville Police Department at 660-785-6945, (Dispatch) 660-665-5621 or anonymously at 660-627-BUST (2878) or email