Authorities Looking for Parole Violator & Sex Offender

The Huntsville Item reports that law enforcement authorities are looking for 43-year-old Shawn Monroe Cowan who is wanted for parole violation and failure to register as a sex offender. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for info leading to his apprehension. Seven years ago he was convicted of sexually assaulting a child in Walker County.

He is 6 foot 1 and weighs 245 pounds. Cowan has tatooes on his chest, both upper arms, left calf, both of his shoulders and both thighs.

According to the story, you may call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS to report Cowan’s location.