by Tim Church
AVA, Mo. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office releases information in connection to two separate February 5th arrests.
Sheriff Chris Degase reports his department received word that 48-year-old Kevin Thompson had been arrested and was being held in Federal Custody in Alabama.
Thompson was wanted on three counts of felony livestock equipment theft/stealing with a 500-thousand-dollar cash only bond. Thompson was a known flight risk and had escaped from federal probation supervision, prior to his arrest.
Degase adds on February 5th, his department arrested 35-year-old Lyle Engle on two outstanding warrants. Engle was wanted in connection to the theft of auto parts in August 2015 and stolen tools from a storage building in November 2015. Engle is currently incarcerated in the Douglas County Jail with a 200-dollar cash only bond and an additional of 15-thousand-dollars bond.