Red Oak man arrested for being a Fugitive From Justice in Missouri


January 16th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak arrested a man wanted in Missouri on a felony warrant for being a Fugitive From Justice. 40-year old Jason Christopher Sipes, of Red Oak, was being held in the Montgomery County jail this (Wednesday) morning without bond, pendng extradition to Missouri.

Sipes was arrested during a traffic stop in Red Oak, shortly after midnight, at the intersection of Broadway and West Joy Street.  Officials say during the stop, Sipes jumped out of the vehicle and began running east on Joy Street.  A Red Oak Police officer caught up with Sipes less than two blocks later and deployed his taser. Sipes collapsed onto the ground and was taken into custody without further incident.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s office and K-9 unit assisted in Sipes’ arrest.