Homeless man arrested as Jefferson County ‘Creeper’ suspect

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CRYSTAL CITY, MO (KTVI) – A man that some in Jefferson County are ‘The Creeper’ has been identified. The Crystal City Police Department arrested a 21-year-old homeless man at around 8am after a foot pursuit. The suspect’s identity is not being released at this time.

An image of the man was caught on a wildlife trail camera. He mysteriously disappeared into the woods near Festus.

Police say he is suspected of committing numerous crimes in Jefferson County and Crystal City.