Wanted suspect found in woods

Wanted suspect found in woods

NEW MADRID CO., MO (KAIT) - - Less than 24 hours after asking for help, the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department captured a wanted suspect.

According to a post on their Facebook page, deputies received a tip that Danny Ruark was at a store in Malden.

Ruark was gone when police arrived at the store.

Police then reviewed the store's surveillance video and recognized the man who was with Ruark.

Officers went to the man's home and were told Ruark was on the back porch.

Police later located Ruark lying down, hiding in a patch of woods behind the house.

He was taken into custody without incident.

New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said he would like to thank everyone involved in helping locate Ruark.

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