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600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 22, 2018
CONTACT: Steven Sapp, Community Relations Director
Columbia Police assist in apprehension of fugitive from Jefferson County Missouri
(COLUMBIA, MO) - This morning, Columbia Police were contacted by the Jefferson County Missouri Sheriff's Department requesting assistance apprehending a fugitive known to be dangerous who was in the Columbia area.
Ted Nathan Treece was under house arrest and wearing a tracking ankle bracelet. Treece was not allowed to leave Jefferson County.
Treece was found to be in the area of Buttonwood and Gray Oak. When officers attempted to approach Treece, he fled in a vehicle. Because Treece was considered dangerous to the public, Columbia Police pursued Treece. Treece lost control and crashed his vehicle on I-70 near Lake of the Woods.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies had arrived in Columbia, took custody of Treece and returned him to Jefferson County.
Additional inquiries regarding Treece should be directed to the Jefferson County Missouri Sheriff's Department at 636-797-5000.