The Wilcox County Sheriff has disclosed he and a deputy has reportedly apprehended a fugitive wanted in Spencer County, Indiana, on several felony charges, including attempting to murder a police officer.
On Thursday, a sheriff’s office spokesperson said Sheriff Robert Rodgers along with Deputy Michael Oxford responded to a domestic violence call on Poppy Lane, officials disclosed the two arrested Ignacio Castanon, who faces charges of battery and cruelty to children.
Other possible charges are pending, officials disclosed.
The investigation indicates Castanon used multiple alias names to evade capture. Castanon is currently in the Wilcox County Jail awaiting extradition back to Spencer County Indiana. Officials said Castanon was also undocumented.
Rodgers thanked Deputy Oxford, Investigator Lt. Chrissy Welch and 911 dispatchers for their help in the investigation.