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Stolen vehicle recovered in Brown Co

Travis Moten ( Credit: Brown Co Sheriff's Office)

(KNZA)--A Jonesboro, Arkansas man was arrested after a stolen vehicle was recovered Monday evening in Brown County.

Brown County Sheriff John Merchant said deputies received a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol of a stolen vehicle from Missouri possibly in the county.

Shortly after 9:15, deputies located a vehicle matching the description near U.S. 36 Highway and Plumtree Road.

Merchant said when the deputy made initial contact with the driver, he fled on foot. A short foot chase took place. Merchant said another deputy arrived on the scene and the suspect then complied with commands to be placed under arrest.

Merchant said 21-year-old Travis Moten was arrested on charges of felony theft and felony obstruction.

He was booked into the Brown County Jail.



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