2 Arrests in Montgomery Co. Friday

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August 11th, 2012 by admin

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports two men were arrested Friday on unrelated charges..

On Friday evening at about 7:15, Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 20-year-old Christopher L Young of Glenwood on a warrant charging him with probation violation.  He was transported from the Pottawattamie County Jail to the Montgomery County Jail and is being held in lieu of $20,000 bond.

Also Friday evening at about 10:40, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reports two deputies observed a man walking north on Highway 71 at High Street in Villisca.  When 30-year-old Randy Buck Evans Jr of Red Oak saw the deputies he fled into traffic on Highway 71 where he was nearly hit by a truck.  There was a brief foot pursuit through a  cornfield before Evans was apprehended.  Evans faces charges of interference with official acts and possession of a controlled substance meth.  He is being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $1,000 bond.