$1,000 reward offered for info about wanted Cape Girardeau man known to be violent

Reward offered for info. on David Rains
David P Rains (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)
David P Rains (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A $1,000 cash reward is being offered for information on the location of a wanted man known to be violent.

According to the sheriff's office, David P. Rains, 35, failed to appear in court for several charges relating to burglary, stealing and property damage.

The reward is for information on the location of Rains that leads to his arrest. Contact Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office at 573-243-3551. You can remain anonymous.

The sheriff's office reports it received information that Rains may attempt to harm himself or others.

Rains is described as a white male, with brown hair. He is about 5'10" and weighs around 250 pounds.

His bond is set at $75,000.

The sheriff's office is asking the public for their help in locating Rains.

However, the sheriff's office encourages the public to stay away from the man because he is known to be violent and use drugs.Members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office, and Cape Girardeau Police Department responded to the 100 block of North Ellis in Cape Girardeau Tuesday morning after someone reported that Rains was possibly in an apartment.

At one point, officers had guns drawn as they entered an apartment on North Ellis. Police were on scene for about two hours.

Rains was not found in the apartment.

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