- Police Department
- Missing Persons
OverviewIf anyone has any information about the missing persons below, please contact the Joplin Police at (417)623-3131.
- View the Missing and Exploited Children's website
- View the Missouri State Highway Patrol Missing Persons website
Shawn Gallagher - missing since 7/3/10
Shawn Gallagher was last seen June 3, 2010 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. He was supposed to go to a drug treatment facility but didn't go and hasn't been seen or heard from since. He is transient and frequents homeless shelters such as Watered Gardens at 531 South Kentucky in Joplin. He abuses numerous drugs and is known to forget who he is when he is high.
Sandra Spoon - missing since 8/28/05
Sandra Spoon is a 57-year-old white female with red shoulder length hair. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 100 pounds. She was last seen wearing a multi-colored shirt and capri pants. Spoon was last seen around 10:00 pm Sunday, August 28, 2005.
Tracy Pickett - missing since 8/12/92
Tracy was born 03/09/1978. She went missing from Joplin on 08/12/1992 at the age of 14. She has a tattoo on her left breast and a scar on her bottom lip. At the time of her disappearance, she was known to have accepted a ride from a white male in a black van. She has not been seen since. Foul play is suspected.