GALENA, Mo. – The man suspected of leading officers on a manhunt near Notch is identified as 33-year-old Ricky Austin Prewett of Springfield.
According to online court records, Prewett is charged with a class D felony for resisting arrest and stop by fleeing – creating a substantial risk of injury or death to any person.
According to Branson West Police Chief Steve Dalton, the suspect also has a parole violation out of Jefferson City.
He is being held in the Stone County Jail on 75-thousand dollars bond. A court date has yet to be scheduled.