UPDATE: Suspect now in custody
SP Amity – Scio man escapes while being taken into custody, search still ongoing.
On April 20, 2016 at approximately 12:30 p.m., a Trooper responded to 5580 Snowball Hollow Road in the Town of Scio to execute a bench warrant issued by the Town of Scio Court for the arrest of Ryan R. Mitchell, 24 for Vehicle and Traffic Law related offenses. After being taken into custody, Mitchell was able to escape and fled on foot. Mitchell was last seen wearing a baseball cap, a black shirt, blue jeans and work boots.
UPDATE: Mitchell was taken into custody at his residence and transported to SP Amity. Mitchell was charged with Escape 2nd, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th and VTL charges from an active bench warrant out of Scio Town Court.