TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Law enforcement officers are seeking the whereabouts of a Plantersville man who is wanted in connection with a child abuse investigation.
According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, 47-year-old Paul Leathers is wanted for felony child abuse.
Cassie Neely | Source: Lee County Sheriff's Department
He is believed to be driving in a silver Ford F-150 truck. He’s possibly in the Mooreville area of Lee County.
Leathers and Cassie Neely, 35, face charges after a 3-year-old child tested positive for amphetamines and methamphetamine, according to the sheriff’s department.
Investigators say both caretakers have criminal histories and both tested positive for methamphetamine.
Investigators arrested Neely on Tuesday.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Leathers is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Department at 662-841-9040.