The following press release has been issued by Union County Sheriff's Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
On December 11, 2016 Union County Sheriffs Office received information that two dangerous fugitives from Missouri were staying at the Lakeside Inn.
When Deputies arrived, the couple had fled the premises. The S. E. R. T. Team along with CID personnel and K-9 Team were called and a search of the area began. Shortly thereafter, Deputy McConnell and K-9 Lacey tracked the fugitives to an abandoned house behind Lakeside Inn and they were taken into custody without incident.
The fugitives have been identified as Timothy Perkins and Angela Laycock of Leadwood, Missouri. They were wanted for 1st Degree Assault and three counts each of Armed Criminal Action.
Special thanks to Union County 911 dispatch and all Deputies for a job well done and a quick end to a dangerous situation.
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