Press Release

Platte County Sheriff's Office
Mark S. Owen, Sheriff
415 3rd Street Suite 10
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2424 (business)
816-858-3053 (fax)

Subject: Burglary Suspect Sought
Date: 2018-08-20
Author: Major Holland
Public Information Officer
Reference Number: 18-016

News Release

Date: August 17, 2018



Contact: Erik Holland
Public Information Officer

Reference Number: 18-016

Subject: Platte County Burglary

On August 16, 2018, at 1:35 a.m. the Platte County Sheriffs Office received an alarm call at the Wood Oil convenience store, located at 25615 92 Highway, Platte City, Missouri. When deputies arrived on scene it was a confirmed burglary of the convenience store with missing items, including the cash register. The Platte County Sheriffs Office has identified Reco G. Hupp, a 23 year old black make from Leavenworth, Kansas, as a person of interest in the case. Mr. Hupp is described as being 5 foot 11 inches tall and weighing 253 pounds. The Platte County Sheriffs Office is asking for the citizens help in locating Mr. Hupp. Anyone with information regarding Mr. Hupps whereabouts is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).