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CATCH-A-CROOK UPDATE: Viewer tips help deputies arrest a Greene County fugitive

Cody Clayton is charged with burglary and several counts of forgery.
Published: Nov. 4, 2021 at 10:37 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -

Cody Clayton, 35.
Deputies booked him into the Greene County jail on November 18, 2021
Cody Clayton, 35. Deputies booked him into the Greene County jail on November 18, 2021(Greene County Sheriff's Office)

Greene County investigators say KY3 viewer tips helped deputies arrest a fugitive this week. Cody Clayton sits in jail tonight. Deputies arrested him in Crane yesterday. Investigators received tips after our Catch a Crook segment aired on November 4th, featuring Clayton.

The 35-year-old is being held on burglary and forgery charges. The Greene County jail information also lists Clayton as a “fugitive from out of state.”

Fugitive: Cody Clayton, 35
Fugitive: Cody Clayton, 35(Greene County Sheriff's Office)

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Greene County investigators are looking for Cody Clayton. The 35-year-old is charged with second-degree burglary from a 2020 case. He’s also charged with three counts of forgery from a 2019 case.

Investigators say the warrants went out for Clayton’s arrest when he violated probation. His last known address was in Crane. Detectives think he could be hiding out in Christian County.

If you’ve seen Cody Clayton or have any information on his location, call the Greene County Tip Line at 417-829-6230.

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