EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSAuthorities Arrest Fugitive Without Incident After Search
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Reported by: Darrah Wilcox
Web Producer: Darrah Wilcox
Reported: Aug. 16, 2013 5:02 PM EDT
Updated: Aug. 16, 2013 10:46 PM EDT
Grayson , Carter County , Kentucky
Authorities caught a man, who they said was armed a dangerous, after a search Friday.
Billy Barker was arrested in Grayson without incident.
Authorities said he was apprehended on information received through a tip.
Barker was wanted by United States Marshals Service, the Carter County Sheriff's Office, and the FADE Task Force for charges that include intimidation warrants, threatening a judicial official, and drug trafficking.
Authorities in Carter County Kentucky are warning residents to be on the lookout for a man they consider armed and extremely dangerous.
Barker is wanted by United States Marshals Service, the Carter County Sheriff's Office, and the FADE Task Force for charges that include intimidation warrants, threatening a judicial official, and drug trafficking.
Police said Barker has a history of extreme violence and has threatened all law enforcement officers that attempt to catch him.
He was last seen in the Grayson City, Horton Flats area of Elliot County, and is thought to traveling to and from Grayson to Chicago, Ill.
Anyone with information about Barker or his whereabouts is asked to call the Carter County Sheriff's Office at 606-474-5616 or U.S. Marshals Service at 859-361-5647.
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