Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation offers $5,000 reward in Tahlequah missing person case

The college student was last heard from the morning of Dec. 13, 2004, shortly after finishing a final exam at Northeastern State University.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: December 13, 2013 at 5:41 pm •  Published: December 13, 2013

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is offering a large reward for information about a man missing for nearly a decade.

Stephan Adams, a student a Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, went missing on Dec. 13, 2004, shortly after finishing a final exam.

Adams spoke to his girlfriend on his cellphone while driving from the school about 11:30 a.m. and indicated he had another person in his pickup with him, authorities said. The passenger has not been identified.

Adams has not been heard from since, and his pickup was never found.

“Persons of interest have been developed but more information is needed to make arrests,” an OSBI news release stated.

OSBI is offering up to $5,000 for information that could lead to an arrest in the case. Anyone with information is asked to call (800) 522-8017.

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