Ralls Attempted Murder

The Ralls County Sheriff’s office is searching for a man in connection to a possible attempted murder.

A physical altercation took place yesterday (Tuesday) morning about 9:30 in the 200 Block of 1st Street in New London.


Deputies investigated after a person was hospitalized with possible life-threatening injuries and authorities are now looking for William Wesley Gauch II. He is described as being 5’11 and weighing 180 pounds, with a the lettered tattoo, P-A-I-S on the front of his neck.

Gauch is possibly driving a red Ford Escape SUV or an unknown make and model silver sedan with no known registration information.

If you have any information about Gauch’s whereabouts or information regarding the crime, you’re asked to dial 911 or contact the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office.

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