Two New Madrid wanted men in custody

Two New Madrid wanted men in custody
The New Madrid County Sheriff's Department said Bobby Dale Murphy (left) is in custody and Freddie G. Akridge II (right) remains at large. (Source: New Madrid County Sheriff's Department/Facebook)

NEW MADRID COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Two men wanted by the New Madrid County Sheriff’s Department have been arrested.

The sheriff’s department said Bobby Dale Murphy turned himself into authorities on Monday, October 5.

Murphy was wanted for failing to appear in court on a child abuse/neglect charge.

Bobby Dale Murphy is wanted in New Madrid County for failing to appear in court on a child abuse/neglect charge.
Bobby Dale Murphy is wanted in New Madrid County for failing to appear in court on a child abuse/neglect charge. (Source: New Madrid County Sheriff's Department/Facebook)

Freddie G. Akridge II was taken into custody in Arkansas on October 7.

Akridge II was wanted for failing to appear in court on a statutory rape-first degree charge.

Freddie G. Akridge II is wanted in New Madrid County for failing to appear in court on a statutory rape-first degree charge.
Freddie G. Akridge II is wanted in New Madrid County for failing to appear in court on a statutory rape-first degree charge. (Source: New Madrid County Sheriff's Department/Facebook)

Sheriff Cooper thanked the community for the tips.

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