FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer:
September 06th, 2007
Cpl. Kevin Tieman
Cass County Sheriff's Office
Subject Wanted for Child Abduction
Cass Co. – The Cass County is trying to find a 35 year old Carthage man and his 22 month old son.
On Friday August 31st 35 year old Eldon L Masters Jr. of Carthage MO. picked his son, 22
month old Zachary N. Masters at 104 Trinity Circle, Harrisonville, Missouri and was to return
Zachary on 09-03-07 in the afternoon but failed to do so. The mother Karina Mayo has not had any
contact with Mr. Masters until Tuesday when she was contact by Mr. Masters’ mother who advised
Zachary was okay but had no other information. The Carthage Police Department located an address
for Mr. Masters and at the Daisey Court Motel in Carthage. An employee at the Daisey Motel advised
the Carthage Police Department that Mr. Master is paid up till Friday, 09-07-07 but they have not
seen Mr. Masters for two days when he was last seen walking down the street holding a male child and
left the area with unknown white female in a van with two children. Witnesses at the motel said Mr.
Masters has not seen for three days.
A Cass County Judge issued a warrant for Eldon Laray Masters Jr. 08-07-1972 for Class D Felony of Child
Abduction bond has been set at $25,000.00.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Eldon Masters or his son Zachary should call the
Cass County Sheriff’s Office at 816-380-5200 or local law enforcement.