January, 6,2023

Mount Ayr, Iowa - Missing 3 year old Fallon Wells has been located, safe, in Missouri. She is now with law enforcement and human services representatives. This matter is still under investigation by the Ringgold County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa DCI. We would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating Fallon.

January 6, 2023

Mount Ayr, Iowa - The Ringgold County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are issuing an Endangered Person Advisory for 3 –year-old Fallon Wells. Fallon was reported missing on December 30, 2022. She was last known to have been with Michelle Grady and Monty Parkhurst. They may be traveling in a silver 1997 Oldsmobile with Missouri license plate XE2V8V. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Fallon Wells, Michelle Grady, or Monty Parkhurst is asked to contact the Ringgold County Sheriff’s Office at 641.464.3921 or call their local law enforcement agency. 

Fallon Wells
Age: 3
Height: 36 inches
Weight: 30 pounds
Eye: Blue
Hair: Blonde

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Michelle Grady
Age: 54
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 165 pounds
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde

Photo of Michelle

Monty Parkhurst
Age: 58
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 175 pounds
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown/Gray

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