A Neodesha man is arrested on multiple charges after he leads law enforcement on a short foot chase.
Wednesday morning, Montgomery County detectives and deputies were following up on a burglary that took place at Red Bud Oil Services near Sycamore. The suspect stole a 2012 Chevy Equinox along with multiple tools and other items.
While on the scene, detectives and deputies were notified of the possible location of the stolen Equinox north of Independence. They responded to 5225 County Road 3950 in Independence; they found the stolen Equinox, and they found Matthew Cook in the driver's seat.
Cook tried to escape on foot but was apprehended a short time later. A search warrant led authorities to multiple items taken from Red Bud. Detectives also located methamphetamine, fentanyl residue, and drug paraphernalia.
Cook has been charged with Felony burglary and theft, felony interference with law enforcement, possession of methamphetamine & opiate, and possession of drug paraphernalia.