Sheriff’s Deputies Chase Down Suspect Wanted on Federal Arrest Warrant
A 24-year-old Mars Hill Man is back behind bars after a probation violation a connection with a prior drug arrest.
On Thursday evening, Deputy Sheriff Reid Clark encountered a vehicle at the intersection of Route 163 and the Scopan Road in Castle Hill. Deputy Clark identified Jewett as the passenger in the vehicle and told Jewett that he was taking him into custody on a federal arrest warrant.
Jewett tried to lock himself in the vehicle and then ran into the woods, according to the Sheriff's Department. The Deputy chased Jewett down and a brief scuffle ensued, as Jewett continued to resist being arrested. Jewett was subdued and taken into custody with no injuries to either he or the Deputy.