SCSO seeking assistance in locating missing man

Feb 5, 2021

UPDATE: Barrett has been located safe

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing elderly man.

Thurman Barrett, of Joaquin, is described as an 84 year-old white male. He has gray hair, blue eyes, 5’8” and weighs approximately 200 pounds.

Barrett was last seen Thursday, January, 28, 2021 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Williams Landing/Woodland Shores area in Joaquin. He was driving a 1997 Chevrolet extended pickup with Texas plate HVB6036. THE VEHICLE PICTURED BELOW IS A STOCK PICTURE OF WHAT BARRETT’S VEHICLE LOOKS LIKE. THIS IS NOT HIS ACTUAL VEHICLE.

It is requested that if you see Barrett, DO NOT approach him. He may be in possession of a firearm(s).

If you know the whereabouts of Barrett or may have seen him, you are asked to contact the SCSO at (936) 598-5601 and provide the location.

This is a stock photo of what the truck looks like. This is NOT Barrett's vehicle

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