The Miller County Sheriff’s Department turns to the public for information regarding the whereabouts of wanted absconder. Sheriff Louie Gregoire says 51-year-old Vernon Eugene Phelps, Junior, of Iberia, was last seen on Highway 42 heading toward Dixon when he fled from deputies. Phelps has several outstanding warrants for his arrest including being an absconder. He is described as 5-11” and 220 pounds with short brown hair and brown eyes. Any information about Phelps can be reported anonymously to local law enforcement or the Miller County Sheriff’s Department.