(Stillwater, OK) – The Stillwater Police Department (SPD) requests community assistance in locating convicted felon Lewis Anthony Bearden III, who has a history of brandishing firearms while committing violent crimes, has violated his probation and parole, and is at-large.
After being contacted by probation and parole, a search warrant was obtained for 3126 East Raintree in Stillwater, Bearden’s reported location.
SPD’s Multi-Jurisdictional Special Operations Team (SOT) attempted to serve high-risk arrest warrants at the address. A family member confirmed that Bearden was inside the residence alone, his girlfriend and two children who reside at the residence were not present. SOT blocked off the area, made numerous announcements for anyone inside the residence to come out and no responses were received.
K-9 officers were utilized inside the residence, a thorough search was performed before determining that Bearden was no longer present. Through items found within the residence and conversations with neighbors, Bearden was recently at the location.
Bearden has outstanding felony arrest warrants from Lincoln County for multiple counts of burglary, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm after former conviction of a felony, knowingly concealing stolen property and Robbery in the first degree.
If anyone knows Bearden’s location, they are asked to not approach him and call 911 immediately.