'Armed And Dangerous' LeFlore County Fugitive Arrested In McAlester

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 11:15 am
By: News On 6

The search for a woman considered armed and dangerous by the LeFlore County Sheriff's Office ended with her arrest on Monday.

Jozie Baugh, 34, was arrested in McAlester by U.S. Marshals according to LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale. He told KFSM, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith, Baugh was transported to the LeFlore County Jail on Tuesday.

Deputies said they tried to pull over Baugh on January 4 for a traffic stop, but she drove away.

Authorities said they later got a call from a man who claimed Baugh took his van at gunpoint.

When they pursued Baugh a second time, deputies said she wrecked the van near Talihina and ran off.

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Baugh was wanted on suspicion of 16 felony offenses including robbery with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, grand theft auto, first-degree and second-degree burglary, grand larceny and being a felon in possession of firearm.