Missing Lincoln County man now wanted for outstanding warrant

Justin Wayne Anthony has been missing since 11:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10. (Credit: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office) 

A man who was reported missing in Lincoln County is now wanted for failing to appear in court on an outstanding charge. 

Justin Wayne Anthony, 33, ran from a home in the 1500 block of J. Rhyne Reep Road around 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 after EMS was called to treat him for possible injuries from a fall. 

Oon Feb. 12, a Lincoln County detective received a report that Anthony had been seen at a nearby store. Surveillance video confirmed it was him. 

LINK: Lincoln County deputies search for missing man

After speaking with Anthony’s girlfriend, detectives learned that Anthony ran from the home that night because he has an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court on a driving while license revoked charge.

Anthony has been cleared as a missing person and is now considered a wanted person.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050 or Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202.