CRIME STOPPERS UPDATE: Springfield police arrest fugitive thanks to a viewer tip.

Alfredo Herrera is charged with DWI, stealing and possession of a controlled substance.
Published: Aug. 23, 2022 at 9:32 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2022 at 10:28 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -

Alfredo Alberto Herrera
Arrested by Springfield police 8/24/22
Alfredo Alberto Herrera Arrested by Springfield police 8/24/22(Greene County Sheriff's Office)

Springfield police arrested a Crime Stoppers fugitive thanks to a tip from a KY3 viewer. Officers took 51-year-old Alfredo Herrera into custody Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after the story aired.

Herrera is charged in Greene County with stealing, DWI, and possession of a controlled substance. Detectives say he’s also a suspect in assault cases.

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Alfredo Alberto Herrera, 51
Alfredo Alberto Herrera, 51(Springfield Police Department)

Springfield police are looking for a fugitive they say is known to be violent. 51-year-old Alfredo Herrera is wanted in Greene County on charges of DWI, stealing, and possession of a controlled substance.

Detectives say Herrera is a suspect in assault cases. He has ‘My Love Amanda,’ tattooed on his right arm, ‘My Life Michael,’ on his left arm and ‘My Pride and Joy Michael,’ on his chest.

Police describe Herrera as approximately 5′9″ tall, 145 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. If you see this man do not confront him. Call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477). There’s a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to Herrera’s arrest.

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