Two Arrested Following Thursday Afternoon Incident Near Crestline
Timothy Clinton Jerome DeVore
A Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputy was alerted to suspicious activity southeast of Crestline Friday afternoon and located a 2005 Ford F-250 truck, previously reported stolen from Arcadia, Kansas.
The driver of the stolen truck fled on foot before stealing a nearby skid steer and attempted to flee through a wheat field from additional Sheriff's Deputies and State Troopers, who had arrived on scene.
Timothy Clinton, age 54, homeless, was apprehended from the stolen skid steer and is currently being held in the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of Possessing Stolen Property, Felony Theft, Fleeing Law Enforcement and Criminal Damage to Property, along with outstanding warrants for his arrest out of Cherokee County and Olathe Kansas for Failing to Appear in Court and Possessing Dangerous Drugs.
Also arrested at the scene was 40-year-old Jerome Devore, of Pittsburg. Devore is being held in the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of Possessing Stolen Property, Possessing Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and Drug Paraphernalia, along with outstanding warrants for Burglary, Theft, Criminal Damage to Property, Battery and Possessing a Controlled Substance.