Man known to be armed arrested in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Man known to be armed arrested in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Bernard Gales, Jr. was arrested Sunday evening without any issues. (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - A wanted man considered to be armed and dangerous by police was arrested in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Sunday evening, Jan. 19.

Bernard Gales, Jr. was arrested in the 100 block of South 8th St. without any issues.

Poplar Bluff Police said Gales was wanted in connection with multiple assault investigations and an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

Gales has been charged with second degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

Poplar Bluff reached out to the public for information on Monday, Jan. 13 in the search for Gales.

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