Police believe dangerous fugitive is in St. Clair County

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Scott Eugene Priest

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Illinois (KTVI) – Caseyville police say that a wanted man may be in St. Clair County. Scott Eugene Priest, 53, of Decatur County Tennessee is wanted for making online threats to kill police officers. Investigators say he has named specific targets.

Priest is wanted by Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Investigators on charges of attempting to commit an act of terrorism and harassment.

A nationwide search is being conducted to find the fugitive. Priest is described as a white male, 6’01” 180lbs with blonde hair and blue eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office at (731)-852-3911