Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
For immediate release: June 16, 2015
The suspect who ran away from a police officer who was transporting him to the Jackson County Jail has been apprehended and is back in custody.
Darrell E. Hunter
At about 2:38 p.m. the suspect ran from the officer as he was preparing to walk him inside the jail. At approximately 3:52 p.m. the Kansas City Police located the suspect and took him into custody in the area of 14th and Locust.
The suspect was wanted on Jackson County warrant number 1516-CRO2168 charging him with Theft/Stealing. He has no known history of violence.