Authorities in Montgomery County report a Villisca man was arrested on drug and numerous other charges, following a foot pursuit Monday evening. Sheriff’s officials say 27-year old Michael Scott Walton, of Villisca, was charged with Burglary in the 3rd degree, and Possession of Methamphetamine, Interference with Official Acts.
Walton was wanted on warrants out of Polk County for Contempt of Court/Failure To Appear for a Child Support hearing, and on two-counts of Interference with Official Acts. He was also wanted on an Audubon County warrant for Theft in the 5th degree. He was taken into custody at around 6:45-p.m. Monday, following a short foot pursuit through Villisca, where he was found to be hiding in a garage in the 300 block of east 2nd Street.
Walton was being held in the Montgomery County Jail on $5,000 bond.