STEELE, MO (KFVS) - A 19-year-old was arrested for attempted burglary and resisting arrest on Friday, May 12.
Steele Chief of Police Billy Joe Stanfield responded to a burglary in progress call at Cobblestone apartments.
Chief Stanfield made contact with a man who tried to run.
He then grabbed ahold of the man who continued resisting arrest and after a brief scuffle, he was handcuffed and put under arrest.
19-year-old Connor Denton of Cooter, MO, was charged with attempted burglary 2nd degree and resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony with bond set at $50,000.
Chief Stanfield received suffered minor injuries and was treated.
Officer Eric Reno arrived on scene to assist Chief Stanfield and transported Denton to the Pemiscot County Jail.