CRIME STOPPERS: Be on the lookout for this Greene County sex offender

Matthew Charles Keith is charged with two counts of loitering near a park with a playground or pool.
Published: Mar. 21, 2023 at 10:41 PM CDT
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Matthew Charles Keith, 49
Matthew Charles Keith, 49(Springfield Police Department)

Investigators want you to watch out for this man. He’s a Greene County sex offender, who has been on the run.

A warrant is out for 49-year-old, Matthew Keith’s arrest. He’s charged with two counts of loitering near a park with a playground, pool or museum. Keith is accused of doing that in Greene County in November of 2021.

Keith is listed as a Missouri sex offender. He pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a 15-year-old girl. That happened in Springfield back in 2004. Keith was 30-years-old at the time.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s website, as a Tier Level 2 offender, Keith is supposed to check in with authorities twice a year in person. The sex offender registry shows he previously lived on East Talmage in Springfield, and worked at a place on West Kearney.

If you’ve seen this man, call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477). There’s a cash reward for information that leads to Matthew Keith’s arrest.

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