Grove police are seeking information in a pair of unrelated incidents.

The first involves 44-year-old Ted Alan Laymon. Laymon has a felony warrant for his arrest for the offense of first-degree rape by instrumentation of a 14-year-old female.

The offense occurred on a county road on March 16, 2010. Laymon went to the store with the girl and on the way home he drove her down a county road where the incident took place.

Laymon is approximated 62 185 lbs and is a known methamphetamine user. He has contacts in the Delaware County Oklahoma area, as well as the Joplin, Missouri and Branson, Missouri area. Authorities suspect he is in one of these areas.

The second incident involves a stolen purse. On March 15, 2010 a 2008 blue Chevy Trailblazer was parked at Cheapo Depo. Person(s) unknown entered the locked vehicle and stole a purse.

If anyone saw anything or has any information regarding either of these cases, they may contact the Grove Police Department at: 918-786-6121 or by email at:

Tipsters can remain anonymous.