Sand Springs Teen Accused Of Attacking Dad With Hatchet In Custody

Monday, July 4th 2016, 12:15 pm
By: News On 6

Sand Springs Police say the 16-year-old male accused of severely injuring his own father with a hatchet has been arrested in Missouri. 

Police say detectives tracked Jason Costes using the suspects cell phone GPS. Jasper County Sheriff's deputies arrested Costes in a stolen vehicle at a gas station in Carthage, according to Captain Todd Enzbrenner, Sand Springs Police.

Police say deputies found weapons in the car including a hatchet and a handgun.

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Enzbrenner said Costes is being held on possession of a stolen auto and being a fugitive from justice. Additional charges of domestic assault and battery with a deadly weapon and first-degree armed robbery are anticipated.