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Massac Co. officials locate man wanted in connection to burglary

If you have seen Tawan Weatherford, call 911 immediately. Officials say he is to be considered armed and dangerous. (Source: Massac County Sheriff's Department) If you have seen Tawan Weatherford, call 911 immediately. Officials say he is to be considered armed and dangerous. (Source: Massac County Sheriff's Department)
MASSAC COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

Officials in Massac County say they have located a wanted man they were searching for Friday morning in connection to a burglary.

Massac County Sheriff's Office, Metropolis Police Department, and Illinois State Police were in the area of Motel 6 near I-24 and US 45 searching for Tawan Weatherford, 26, of Logan County, Ky. for second degree burglary.

The Illinois State Police, Metropolis PD, and Massac Sheriff’s Department responded to the area and located Weatherford at about 3:15 p.m.

Weatherford began to run after spotting officers in the area.

After a short pursuit, Weatherford was taken into custody without incident.

Weatherford was wanted for a warrant of arrest issued by Logan County Kentucky for burglary, assault, criminal mischief, and violation of a Kentucky Order of Protection.

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