Fugitive from Michigan Caught in Belleville

BELLEVILLE, IL. (KMOX) – Belleville Police and the St. Clair County Special Response Team helped Michigan authorities catch a man considered to be armed and dangerous.

21 year old Okoli Staggers Junior had outstanding warrants against him. They included multiple assault and weapons charges and discharging a weapon from a vehicle.

Michigan authorities had been tracking Staggers but lost track of him in Indiana. They finally got a tip he was in Belleville. Thats were police located him at a residence. He surrendered peacefully.

He is jailed in St. Clair County without bond.


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