Two men were recently arrested by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department on a myriad of charges.
On Jan. 29, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of an intoxicated subject at 1975 Highland Lick Road. Upon arrival and through investigation, it was found that 50-year-old Ricky Sisco was possibly under the influence of methamphetamine and that he had fled the residence without any shoes.
After a search of the area, Sisco was found standing in the middle of Highland Lick Road and impeding traffic. Sisco then refused to show deputies his hands and was subdued with a taser without further incident.
It was later discovered that Sisco was a wanted fugitive in Texas County, Missouri on felony charges. Sisco was transported to Logan Memorial Hospital for treatment. After he was released from the hospital, he was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center on charges of obstructing a highway, disorderly conduct, public intoxication and being a fugitive from another state.
Sgt. Clint wright was assisted on the scene by deputy Kyler Harvey.
On Jan. 15, at 8:40 p.m., Sgt. Clint Wright attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier for an equipment violation on West 9th Street. Upon activating all emergency equipment, the vehicle continued southbound onto Clarksville Road and a pursuit ensued that continued into Clarksville and involved four different police agencies.
Travis Ray Hankins, of Russellville, was arrested and charged with fleeing or evading police, 23 counts of wanton endangerment, rear license plate not illuminated, improper passing and reckless driving. He will also face charges of trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Wright was assisted by canine Sgt. Robert Toombs, the Russellville Police Department, the Todd County Sheriff’s Department, the Guthrie Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department.