Wanted felon arrested by South Pct officers

On 12/16/11, at approximately 3:30 a.m., officers contacted a subject for driving with defective equipment and other traffic violations in the area of Renton Ave South and South Thistle Street. The suspect exited his vehicle told the officers that he was not going back to prison and fled on foot into a wooded area.

Containment was established along with a K-9 track, and the suspect was taken into custody without incident.  A search of the suspect’s person revealed that he was wearing body armor, carrying .45 caliber ammunition, and an empty holster.

The suspect is a convicted felon and was wanted on outstanding Violation of Uniform Control Substance Act, Escape, and Felony Harassment Warrants.

The suspect was booked into King County Jail for the Warrants.