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Alan Verl Sneed

Real Name: Alan Verl Sneed
Aliases: No Known Aliases
Wanted For: Child Molestation, Rape
Missing Since: January 4, 1994


Details: For fifteen years, fifty-four-year-old Alan Verl Sneed taught English, Speech, and Drama at Hooker High School in Hooker, Oklahoma. On April 13, 1993, he was arrested on charges of sexual relations with a fourteen-year-old learning disabled student. The encounters allegedly took place at Sneed's trailer. He was building a new house next door and asked the student to help out.
On January 4, 1994, two weeks before his scheduled court date, Sneed boarded a bus for Kansas and vanished. He has also been charged with five counts of sodomy in Oklahoma and for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
Extra Notes: This case first aired on the October 14, 1994 episode. The case aired as a part of a fugitive hotline, along with Edward Zakrzewski and Nasario Palacios.
Results: Captured. A viewer recognized Sneed as a man she had hired in July of 1994 to work at her restaurant. As a result of her tip, Sneed was arrested in Panama City, Florida just thirty minutes after his segment aired. He was brought back to Oklahoma to face charges. In January of 1995, he pleaded guilty to five counts of sodomy and one count of molestation. He was sentenced to five years in prison, followed by sixty years of probation. He died in 2006 at the age of sixty-six.