Fugitives

Shawn Mills and Tonya Gerlt

The following information was provided Monday morning by Gasconade County Interim Sheriff Scott Eiler: 

On Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, the Missouri State Highway Patrol received information on the whereabouts of two wanted fugitives with active warrants out of Gasconade County, Franklin County, Callaway County, Hermann Police Department, Washington Police Department, and New Haven Police Department.

With the information provided by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gasconade County Sheriff's deputies and the Owensville Police Department responded to a residence in the 200 block of Franklin Street in the City of Owensville.

Tonya Gerlt and Shawn Mills, both of Berger, were taken into custody without incident.

For several months, Gerlt and Mills have been evading  capture from numerous law enforcement agencies. Both remain in custody, pending court appearances.