UPDATE: Thanks to a tip from you, Jessica Smith is in custody. Crime Stoppers appreciates your help.
UPDATE: Thadeus Sincere Gray was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service in Pheonix, Arizona, on Thursday.
The endangered runaway was with Gray at the time of the arrest and is currently safe with local authorities in Arizona.
EARLIER UPDATE: It’s a Local 4 News exclusive. You can get an elevated reward for information on this week’s cases.
Jessica Smith, 28, is 5-foot-7 and 260 pounds with blonde hair and hazel eyes. Smith is wanted by Scott County for two counts of child endangerment. She has violent tendencies.
Thadeus Sincere Gray, 19, is 5-foot-10 and 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Gray is wanted by Rock Island Police for the December 1, 2020 murder of 27-year-old Imanuel Nduwayezu in Rock Island. He is charged with first degree murder, a Class M felony, with a bond set at $1,000,000. Gray is believed to be accompanied by a 17-year-old who is considered to be an endangered runaway. Indications are that the runaway is with Gray voluntarily. Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to his arrest.
You have a week to contact police for an elevated reward. Call the tip line at 309-762-9500. All tips are anonymous.