Paw Paw man, wanted for probation violation, leads police on chase

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Members of the Van Buren County Narcotics Division received information on the location of a wanted person, 20-year-old Caleb Roe.

Members from the narcotics division were conducting surveillance Friday on a residence in the 62000 block of 41st Street in Paw Paw Township when they observed Roe and a 19-year-old female exit a residence and get into a parked vehicle.

After identifying Roe, detectives attempted to take him into custody.

Roe shoved one of the detectives and was able to get by detectives.

After a short foot chase, narcotics detectives were able to apprehend him.

During a subsequent search, narcotics detectives located marijuana and Oxycotin pills in Roe's possession.

A search of the vehicle Roe fled was also conducted, and additional marijuana was located.

The 19-year-old female that was with Roe will possibly face charges at a later time.

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