SCSO seeking whereabouts of Joaquin resident

SCSO seeking whereabouts of Joaquin resident
07 Apr 2018

Leah Chase, SCSO Media Relations

UPDATE: Mr. Whitton has been located. More information regarding this case will be released at a later time. 




The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is actively seeking the whereabouts of Luther David Whitton, 66, of Joaquin, TX.

Whitton is a described as a white male, 5’6” inches tall, 160 lbs, with thinning brown hair and blue eyes. Whitton also has numerous medical issues.

Whitton was last seen at his residence on County Road 3853 in Joaquin around 1 p.m. on April 6. He was wearing Dickie brand blue jeans, work boots, glasses, hat and an unknown colored shirt. He normally wears solid colored cotton t-shirts.

Whitton owns a 2011 Dodge Ram1500 4-Door Extended Cab Truck, gold/tan in color and bears Texas plate BL79648. The driver side running board is missing and there is a small dent in the tailgate.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Whitton or his vehicle, you are asked to immediately contact the SCSO at 936-598-5601.