Officers Ask For Help Locating Suspect

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who fled from them on Tuesday of this week.

Officers were attempting to serve a warrant on Daniel R. Lakey, 31, in the Dogwood area west of Ava when he escaped out a window and fled.

Lakey has a capias no-bond warrant out of Douglas County for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

A female was arrested at the same residence and is currently being held on a 24-hour hold pending a warrant.

If you see Lakey or know of his whereabouts please contact the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.