A fugitive considered armed and dangerous caught in Centerville

Authorities arrested two people after traffic stop
Authorities arrested two people after traffic stop((Source: MGN image))
Published: Jul. 2, 2020 at 9:20 AM CDT
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CENTERVILLE, Iowa (KYOU) - Authorities in Appanoose County received information about a wanted fugitive who was in the Centerville area on Wednesday, July 1st.

Authorities were also informed the fugitive was armed and dangerous and would use deadly force against law enforcement.

According to the Appanoose Sheriff’s Department, around 6 p.m. law enforcement officers from Centerville Police, Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Davis County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa Department of Transportation and the Mid Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 5 in Centerville. During the stop, 32 year old Gregory S. Griffith of Lovilia, Iowa was arrested on felony warrants for parole violation and narcotic offenses out of Marion and Mahaska Counties.

35 year old Richele Jacob of Albia, Iowa was also arrested on felony narcotic warrants out of Marion County.

Both were taken into custody without incident and taken the Marion County jail.

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