(Dickson County, TN) – The Tennessean reports, the manhunt for a suspect wanted in the Wednesday killing of a Middle Tennessee sheriff’s deputy came to an end this morning when Steven Wiggins was apprehended by law enforcement.
He was found on Pumpkin Branch Road, not far from the incident, by a THP trooper, according to the Hickman County Sheirff’s Office. Wiggins, 31, was wanted in connection with the shooting death of 32-year-old Dickson County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Daniel Baker, who was found dead in his vehicle Wednesday morning after responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle near Sam Vineyard and Tidwell Switch roads.
A photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows him seated in the back of a patrol car wearing a black polo shirt and jeans that are ripped.
The reward for information leading to the capture of the Wiggins had been upped to 46-thousand dollars. A woman arrested yesterday in connection with the killing was in the vehicle with Wiggins when the shooting took place. She is being charged with first-degree murder.
(Chicago, IL) – A federal agent in Chicago is expected to survive a gunshot wound to the face. The ATF agent was shot while working undercover on a joint mission with the Chicago Police Department.
He was rushed to the hospital by fellow task force members because they didn’t want to wait for an ambulance. When the agent arrived at the hospital, he was in critical condition.
The shooting happened during an investigation of illegal guns and a massive manhunt is underway for the suspect.
(Norridgewock, ME) – The nationwide manhunt for the suspect accused of fatally shooting a Maine sheriff’s deputy has ended. Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster said 29-year-old John Daniel Williams is now in custody.
Officers arrested Williams shortly after noon today in a heavily wooded area of Norridgewock ending a four-day manhunt. Authorities say Williams shot and killed Somerset County Deputy Corporal Eugene Cole on Wednesday.
Williams was found only about a quarter mile away from an area of interest in the search. Corporal Cole’s handcuffs were used to detain the suspect.