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Ky. man considered armed, dangerous arrested

Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 7:17 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2021 at 3:04 AM CDT
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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - The search is over for a man the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office considered armed and dangerous.

Mario Antonio Mason was arrested and taken into custody following an extensive hours-long search on Tuesday, September 14.

We never stopped looking, but we wanted him to think we had. He did have a phone in his possession. He is under arrest and in custody!

Posted by Marshall County KY Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The sheriff’s office has not the released the details of Mason’s capture, but said he had a phone in his possession and that more information would be released at a later time.

Multiple law enforcement agencies searched for Mason, who was believed to be north of Benton in the bottoms area.

The sheriff’s office said Mason made comments about him not going down without a fight and that he was likely carrying a 9mm pistol.

Mason was also wanted in multiple states.

***ARMED AND DANGEROUS*** We are currently searching for the pictured male. He is in the area just north of Benton in...

Posted by Marshall County KY Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Benton Police Department, Marshall County Rescue Squad, Calloway County Fire, Ledbetter Fire, Kentucky State Police, Marshall County EMS, Marshall County Constable 2 and Marshall County Dispatch assisted in capturing Mason.

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