Robbery, Evading Arrest, Failure to Identify, Probation Violation, Escape From Custody, Falls on Face, LIVINGSTON, May 2, 2013 - On May 1 the Livingston Police Department was summoned to Wal-Mart Supercenter located at 1620 West Church Street in regards to a male shoplifter. While Officers Lenneth Gardner and Dallas Early were responding to the scene the suspect was attempting to leave the store and began struggling with Wal-Mart Asset Protection staff while committing the theft. After arrival officers were able to take the suspect into custody for the offense of Robbery. The suspect then identified himself to officers as Joshua Caleb McAdams. After being placed in custody McAdams was being escorted to a patrol vehicle. Just as McAdams was to be placed in the patrol vehicle he fled on foot from Officer Dallas Early. A foot chase ensued as McAdams ignored Officer Early's commands to stop running. After ignoring the officer's commands Officer Early deployed his taser striking McAdams, bringing him to the ground. McAdams fell on his face and sustained facial injuries. The suspect was then taken back into custody. After further investigation by Officer Dallas Early and Lenneth Gardner the suspect had provided a false name and was later positively identified as Everitt Wayne McAdams II(29) of Cleveland. The investigation continued and it was found that McAdams was also a wanted fugitive from Liberty and San Jacinto Counties. The Livingston Police Department has charged McAdams with robbery (a felony), failure to Identity, and escape from custody (a felony), evasion, and probation violation. McAdams' bail has been set at a total of $67,500.
Special thank you: Detective Leon Middleton with Livingston Police Department
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