‘Armed and Dangerous’ Lowndes man in custody

| February 26, 2016


LOWNDES CO. – A Lowndes County man who has eluded authorities for weeks was arrested Friday afternoon.

John Wesley Walton, 35, was arrested under a bridge in Naylor by the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, reports WCTV.

Walton faces multiple charges stemming from Feb. 13 traffic stop in which he fled from a Georgia State Patrol trooper. Troopers reportedly discovered methamphetamine, a handgun, handcuffs and pepper spray during a search of Walton’s vehicle, reports stated.

Walton left the area in a stolen truck. Walton and the truck were later found in Mississippi, but Walton eluded authorities again, nearly striking a U.S. Marshal with his truck.

In Lowndes County, Walton faces charges of Felony Theft by Taking Motor Vehicle, Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Felony Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Felony Possession of Tools Used in the Commission of a Crime, Misdemeanor Obstruction of Law Enforcement, Misdemeanor Giving False Name and Date of Birth to Law Enforcement and several traffic related Misdemeanors, according to GSP reports.

Walton will faces the charge of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer in Mississippi, according to GSP reports.

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6 Comments on "‘Armed and Dangerous’ Lowndes man in custody"

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  1. blacksheep says:

    I see the white people are winning this week

  2. J'onn J'onezz says:

    It’s about time. Although I think it would have been best if he had gotten shot by police and saved the us some tax dollars.

    • The truth says:

      No they should shoot one of ur kids and let u see how that would feel who r u…..a nobody that hates there self because u got picked on in school people like u r the reason this world is the way it is at least he can blame it on the drugs what ur excuse

      • J'onn J'onezz says:

        Well that escalated quickly. Sorry but my kids are white trash junkies like this loser. Perhaps you should get back to cooking your meth and stay off the internet.

  3. bassakwards says:

    It’s about time blacksheep!