The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Matthew Don Mueller, a fugitive from justice, was captured and taken into custody at the West Motel in Murphy, NC.
Mueller was wanted on multiple outstanding orders for his arrest for failing to appear in Court as ordered.
Investigators from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office received information that Mueller was staying at the motel with friends.
Mueller was located and attempted to flee from the motel by means of breaking out the bathroom window but was apprehended before he could get out the window.
Mueller is currently being held in the Cherokee County Detention Center on no bond.
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