FBI Announces Arrest of Escaped Federal Fugitive

KANSAS CITY, MO. – FBI Kansas City Special Agent in Charge Charles Dayoub
announced the arrest of Trevor Scott Sparks today.
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on December 30, 2022, Sparks was taken into custody
without incident at the 400 block of Olive St. in Kansas City, MO. Sparks, 33, was
charged in a criminal complaint with escape from confinement on December 7, 2022.
Sparks was convicted on November 7, 2022, by a federal trial jury, of leading a criminal
conspiracy linked to two murders and multiple violent assaults, and which distributed at
least a kilogram of methamphetamine every day for nearly a year in the Kansas City,
Springfield, St. Joseph, and St. Louis, Missouri, areas, as well as illegally possessing
firearms. He was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine,
one count of participating in a money-laundering conspiracy, one count of possessing
firearms in relation to a drug-trafficking crime, and one count of being a felon in
possession of firearms and ammunition. Sparks was awaiting sentencing when he escaped.
Sparks was remanded into the custody of the U.S. Marshals. This matter was being
investigated by FBI Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, the U.S.
Marshals, Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the ATF, the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force
and the Kansas City Criminal Enterprise Task Force.
At this time, there is no additional information for release.