CAPTURED: Man wanted in Perry Co., MO on felony warrants now in - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

CAPTURED: Man wanted in Perry Co., MO on felony warrants now in custody

Shawn Wenzel (Source: Perry County MO Sheriff Jail Division/Facebook) Shawn Wenzel (Source: Perry County MO Sheriff Jail Division/Facebook)
PERRY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A man wanted out of Perry County, Missouri on several felony warrants is now behind bars in Crawford County, Mo.

According to Perry County Sheriff Gary Schaaf, at around 5:11 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, a deputy came upon 37-year-old Shawn Wenzel whom the deputy knew had four outstanding warrants for probation violation for drugs and weapon charges.

When the deputy stopped on PCR 806 to arrest Wenzel, Sheriff Schaaf said he ran away.

According to Schaaf, Wenzel stole a truck on Thursday and took off.

He was found sleeping in the stolen truck in Crawford County.

Shaaf said Wenzel tried to ditch the truck he stole in Perry County, but was unsuccessful.

The sheriff said Wenzel will now have a charge of resisting arrest by fleeing added to his other charges.

According to Sheriff Schaaf, Wenzel has a history of violence.

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