COMMUNITY TIP LEADS TO THE CAPTURE OF SHAWN NIEHAUS

Shawn Niehaus

Early this morning, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit, United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force and St. Claire Police Department took Shawn Niehaus into custody from a home in St. Claire, Missouri, after receiving a community tip on his whereabouts.

Sheriff John Cottle would like to thank all law enforcement agencies involved in the safe capture of Shawn Niehaus and our community for the tip on his whereabouts.

Niehaus is charged with felony Failure to Register as a Sex Offender (third violation) and is currently housed in the Lincoln County Jail under a $75,000.00 cash only bond and a second $10,000.00 bond for a Probation and Parole violation. Other conditions of bond may apply.

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