Police in Milford say they have arrested one female and know the identity of the male subject who ran from police this morning armed with a crossbow.Preliminary information at this time is that Kacynda Ione Northrup, 24, 4939 N. 700 E., Leesburg, has been charged with possession of methamphetamine plus she was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. Her total bond has been set at $17,000.
Northrup was arrested after she was found at Dollar General in Milford having cosmetics in her possession.
Our news partners at The Mail-Journal reported that at approximately 9:10 a.m. today, Northrup and a male acquaintance were stopped in the Dollar General for shoplifting. The male subject was released when he was not found to be in possession of any stolen items.
Milford Town Marshal Rich Miotto said the male subject, who is known to authorities, went to the couple’s van where he retrieved a crossbow and fled on foot. A search of the small town ensued with help from the Warsaw Police Department K-9 team of Joel Beam and Buddy. The suspect was not located, but police say no one was believed to be in danger.
Milford School and New Beginnings DayCare were placed on lockdown by authorities while the search ensued.
Additional information will be available in tomorrow’s issue of The Mail-Journal.