Man wanted in Clinton for posing as utility company worker

Kendrick Wells (Photo from Clinton Police)
Kendrick Wells (Photo from Clinton Police)

CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) — Clinton Police are looking for a man who they say has been posing as a utility company employee.

Clinton Police issued an arrest warrant for 32-year-old Kendrick Barrell Wells. He is wanted for larceny in relation to a scam. Officers said he has been posing as a utility employee asking for money from local businesses to help unlock his car.

Kendrick Barrell Wells
Kendrick Barrell Wells

Authorities said this is the same person who was posing as a Veteran last month, telling people that his vehicle was towed and that he needed a ride to retrieve it. He later would say that he needs money to get his car out of impound because his wallet was left in his vehicle when it was towed.

Anyone with information on Wells’ whereabouts or if you believe that you have been a victim of a similar scam, contact the Clinton Police Department at (601) 924-5252.

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