CRIME STOPPERS UPDATE: Officers arrest Greene County fugitive charged with felony drug possession

Springfield police say 28-year-old Wesly Edward Morgan is also a suspect in car thefts.
Published: Sep. 13, 2022 at 9:36 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 18, 2022 at 9:45 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -

Wesly Edward Morgan
Arrested by Springfield police on 10/15/22
Wesly Edward Morgan Arrested by Springfield police on 10/15/22(Greene County Sheriff's Office)

A former fugitive will be back in Greene County court next month. Springfield police arrested Wesly Morgan on October 10. He’d been wanted on a warrant for felony drug possession. Investigators say Morgan is also a suspect in car thefts. KY3 featured him as a Crime Stoppers fugitive in September. Morgan is scheduled for court November 8th.

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Wesley Edward Morgan, 28
Wesley Edward Morgan, 28(Springfield Police Department)

Springfield police are looking for Wesly Edward Morgan. The 28-year-old is wanted in Greene County on a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance. Detectives say he’s also a suspect in car thefts.

Morgan has tattoos on his neck, including the number 8. Police describe him as approximately 6′1″ tall, 180 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. If you’ve seen this man or have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477). There’s a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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