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CATCH-A-CROOK: Deputies locate one of two wanted Greene County fugitives

Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 4:51 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 14, 2021 at 9:23 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -

Jadelynn Lewis, 19
Jared Root, 29
Jadelynn Lewis, 19 Jared Root, 29(Greene County Sheriff's Office)

Greene County investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a 19-year-old fugitive. Jadelynn Lewis is wanted on warrants for charges of hindering prosecution, assault, tampering with a motor vehicle, and possession of a controlled substance.

Detectives say Lewis is known to change her hair color. She has been seen with long and dark hair, but more recently it has been dyed blonde. Deputy Paige Rippee says Jadelynn Lewis has a long history with law enforcement. She’s the suspect in other Greene County car thefts, as well as drug crimes.

Deputies located Jared Root. He is now in the Department of Corrections.

If you’ve seen Jadelynn Lewis call the Greene County Tip Line at 417-829-6230.

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