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Wanted subject involved in several recent pursuits taken into custody without incident.




On July 29, 2020 in the afternoon hours, Damion Patton (22 of North Vernon), was taken into custody at a Columbus Hotel without incident.  On July 27, 2020 Patton was involved in a foot pursuit in Jennings County where he ran from a vehicle and led deputies on a foot pursuit.  At a later time, an area wide dispatch was given out of what possible vehicle Patton could be in, the vehicle was eventually located at a Columbus, Indiana hotel. 

Detectives with the Jennings County Sheriff's Office, the Indiana State Police All Crimes Policing Unit, Columbus Police and Bartholomew County Deputies responded to the hotel.  Patton was taken into custody as he exited his hotel room and entered the suspect vehicle.

Patton was taken to the Jackson County Jail where he is being held on a Jackson County Warrant.  Patton also currently has a Jennings County Warrant and is possibly facing additional charges for the recent pursuits.

-30- David Turner 


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