Miller County deputies arrest manhunt suspect

3 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Friday, June 24 2016 Jun 24, 2016 Friday, June 24, 2016 10:01:00 AM CDT June 24, 2016 in Top Stories
By: Lauren Barnas, KOMU 8 Reporter and Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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KAISER - The Miller County Sheriff's Office arrested Evan Gamm Thursday afternoon after a manhunt ensued earlier in the day.

According to Miller County Sheriff Bill Abbott, the police found Gamm asleep on his couch at his Kaiser apartment around 6 p.m.

The manhunt started after officials found Gamm, who's wanted for several felony warrants in Kaiser. Abbott said Gamm saw the law enforcement vehicles and fled on foot, leaving his car at the state park.

Gamm was not armed and did not pose a danger to anyone in the area. Officials said Gamm's family was cooperating with law enforcement, which is why the manhunt was called off.

[Editor's note: This story has been updated with the latest information].

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