Wanted Man Runs

A Rickman man fled into the woods and hid in a creek to avoid being arrested last week. His attempt to flee was cut short by Overton County Sheriff’s Dept. Sergeant Bobby Farris.

Sergeant Farris along with Deputy Stafford and Deputy Due went to 1338 Okolona Road to serve a warrant on Jason Abston, 54, according to reports. When officers arrived on March 23, they spotted Abston in the back yard of the residence.

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