Missing man in Mississippi Co. mentioned Florida before he was last seen

Missing man in Mississippi Co. mentioned Florida before he was last seen
Carl Tidwell (Source: - Mississippi County Sheriff's Office)

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - The Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who was last seen on July 25.

According to Captain Barry Morgan, Carl Joe Tidwell, 55, was last seen in the Mississippi/Scott County area.

As of 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15 Tidwell has not been found.

Captain Morgan said officials are following up on leads and waiting for the results from those leads.

Although there is no clear destination for Tidwell, Captain Morgan said family reported that Tidwell mentioned Florida several times the week before he went missing.

Tidwell was known to stay in contact with family and this behavior is not common for him.

Tidwell is described as five-foot seven-inches tall and weighing 200 pounds.

He is also known to drive a white 2016 Hyundai Accent with Missouri license plate YK2-Y5Z.

Tidwell was also known to have been living in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties.

White 2016 Hyundai Accent (Source - Mississippi County Sheriff's Office)
White 2016 Hyundai Accent (Source - Mississippi County Sheriff's Office) (Source: - Mississippi County Sheriff's Office)

Anyone with information about Tidwell’s whereabouts is asked to call the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office at 573-683-2111.

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