Metro’s Most Wanted: Armed and Writing Bad Checks?

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Police say a ripoff artist is on the loose in St. Louis County. it seems like nearly every department in St. Louis county is looking for smiling Linnell Brinson.  He's accused by county police of writing a $2300 bad check to a jeweler.  And they say that's just the beginning. brinson_mug[1]

Police in St. Louis City, Kirkwood, Des Peres, Town and Country, Ladue, Creve Coeur, Ballwin, Ellisville and Franklin County are all looking for him.

And don't let the smile fool you.  They say he's probably got a gun.

If you have information, contact Crimestoppers at 866-371-TIPS(8477).