Date: March 7, 2019
CALLAWAY DEPUTIES AND AUXVASSE OFFICERS CAPTURE FUGITIVE HIDING UNDER RESIDENCE
Arrested person information:
Michael Smith, 27, of Auxvasse
On March 7, 2019, at 4:10 PM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Auxvasse Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of Manor Drive in Auxvasse for a reported disturbance in progress.
Upon arrival to the scene, officers learned that Michael Smith, 27, of Auxvasse had fled prior to officer arrival. Smith was a wanted fugitive in Cooper County for felony assault. A Cooper County arrest warrant had been issued for Smith’s arrest.
During a search for Smith — in which the Sheriff’s Office K9 unit was responding to assist– officers subsequently found Smith hiding under a residence. Once being advised of the K9 unit’s imminent arrival; Smith surrendered, was taken into custody, and transported to the Callaway County Jail. Smith is being held on a *court set* bond of $10,000.00.
NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.
End of media release.
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