KANSAS CITY, Mo. (
KSHB) -- If you're wanted for a felony and hiding from law enforcement, what's the best way to avoid arrest?
Well, for starters, don't let one rip.
The Clay County Sheriff's Office tweeted on Tuesday that one unlucky felon did just that over the weekend, and the noise from the passed gas led deputies right to him.
They followed up the tweet by saying that the person had a felony warrant in Clay County for possession of a controlled substance.
"We’ve gotta give props to Liberty Police for using their senses to sniff him out!" Deputy Jon Bazzano told 41 Action News.
, pictured here in his 2016 mug shot, was sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing his wife of 35 years and burying her in a shallow grave in southwest Missouri. John McLaughlin
36, of the 700 block of Arblay Drive in Manchester was arrested after shooting a man in the leg and then holing up in his home for several hours while police tried to talk him into surrendering in the early morning hours of June 27, 2019. Photo courtesy of the Manchester Police Department Jason Hicks,
Earl W. Cox
61, has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of 9-year-old Angie Housman in 1993. Earl Webster Cox,
Bonette Kymbrelle Meeks
was charged with first-degree murder and other charges in the shooting of Officer Michael Langsdorf. Photo from North County Police Cooperative Bonette Kymbrelle Meeks
Darren E. Johnson
was charged in June 2019 with kidnapping and trying to sodomize a girl, then 15, in 2015 in University City. Darren E. Johnson
tried to smother her 6-month-old daughter with a pillow in June 2019, authorities said. Donovan is charged with first-degree assault. Shelby Donovan
, of Belleville, Ill., was charged June 20, 2019 with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated battery to a peace officer, possession of a stolen vehicle, and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Photo via St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office Darnacio Johnson
, 17, of Pine Lawn, was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and stealing. Menuis T. Ellis
Tyler Scott Seibold
, of Madison County, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for producing, possessing and distributing child pornography. Tyler Scott Seibold
Edward Terry, 49, was charged June 18, 2019, with making a terrorist threat.
Ryan Johnson is charged with arson and property damage for allegedly setting his mother's house on fire on June 16, 2019.
Matthew Goldman is charged with assault in St. Louis County for allegedly stabbing another man in the eye.
, of O'Fallon, Mo., was sentenced to life in prison after she entered an Alford plea in a bizarre alleged plot to kill a man to throw suspicion away from Hupp in a different Lincoln County murder case. Pamela Hupp
Colby Smith, in a mugshot released Tuesday by the St. Louis County Justice Center.
William Don Tisaby
William Don Tisaby, 66, of Trussville, Ala., was indicted Friday, June 14, 2019, on six counts of perjury and one count of tampering with physical evidence. Booking photo provided by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
Jalynn Garner is one of two teens charged as adults in the October 2018 fatal shooting of retired St. Louis Sgt. Ralph Harper.
Angela Michelle McMunn
Angela Michelle McMunn, 47, of Jefferson County, was charged with receiving stolen property and unlawful merchandise practice.
Donnell Cortez Landers
Donnell C. Landers, 37, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the June 4 fatal shooting of Jazs Johnson
2009 prison mugshot of
Antonio Boyd. He was charged in June 2019 in connection with a drug investigation that seized over 50 pounds of cocaine, 25 pounds of heroin and fentanyl and more than $2 million in drug proceeds, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
Justin Mathews will be charged as an adult in connection to the October 2018 robbery and fatal shooting of retired St. Louis City Police Sgt. Ralph Harper in the 3100 block of Lackland. Photo via St. Louis police.
Charles Patton, of Salem, Ill., was charged with three felonies in connection to accusations that he kicked in a Soulard door while yelling anti-LGBT slurs.
Markalo Alexander, 27, was charged by complaint in U.S. District Court in St. Louis with being a felon in possession of a firearm and indicted on two gun charges and two drug charges Thursday.
2013 prison mug shot of
Connor Wentz. He pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in St. Louis to distribution of morphine resulting in death.
William 'Bill' Glaser
William Glaser leaves U.S. District Court in St. Louis after being sentenced to three years in federal prison on wire fraud charges.
Keith Hayden was sentenced to jail in St. Louis for animal abuse. He has previous convictions of dog fighting and cocaine distribution.
Robert Ward, 37, of Fenton, was accused of stabbing a woman to death and leaving her body outside a fire station door.
Malik Cain was charged with fatally shooting a man and leaving him to die in the middle of the road outside the airport Marriott hotel in St. Ann on June 2, 2019.
Eapen Thampy, 35, was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on a felony marijuana distribution conspiracy charge and a felony marijuana possession charge. He is a registered lobbyist who has donated thousands to various Missouri campaigns and politicians. Photo courtesy of Cole County Jail.
Omar J. Brown
Omar J. Brown, 35, was sentenced to 120 days of shock time and probation for involuntary manslaughter in a drunken, high-speed chase that killed a man.
Lamont Lacombe, who is charged in the murder of his cousin over a suspect in the killing of his cousin over a $45 debt.
Carliss Cordell, 39, was charged with murder in the May 31, 2019 shooting death of a man in north St. Louis. Photo provided by St. Louis police.
Marvell Minnis, acquitted
, of St. Louis, was acquitted of a double homicide in 2017 at Belt Avenue and Page Boulevard. Marvell Mininis
St. Louis man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 2, giving her cocaine and biting her
Matthew S. Miller, 40, was charged on June 27, 2019 three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child and four counts of aggravated battery. Photo courtesy of the Madison County State's Attorneys Office
St. Louis man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 2, giving her cocaine and biting her
Lacey N. Take, 31, was charged on June 27, 2019 with permitting the sexual abuse of a child and two counts of child endangerment.
, of St. Peters, was accused of putting his cell phone under a woman's skirt at a Town and Country Target on June 19, 2019. Charles Edward Shoults
Devonta Bagley, a former University of Missouri-St. Louis student, was convicted of multiple counts of sodomy, armed criminal action and burglary in the sexual abuse of students in their campus apartments
received probation on charges of involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. Jordan J. Smith
Anthony D. Bell, acquitted
, of St. Louis, was charged with attacking his cellmate at the St. Louis Justice Center in July 2017. A jury acquitted him in June 2019. Anthony D. Bell
, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty to three carjacking charges and one charge of discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence after he tried to carjack a man at a gas station on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The victim had a gun, and shot Jackson in the buttocks. Deandre Jackson
, of Illinois, pleaded guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists for her role in funding a St. Louis County man who fought and died in Syria. Mediha Salkicevic
, now an inmate in Illinois, pleaded guilty to working as a nurse in the St. Louis area using fake credentials to get the job. Benjamin Danneman
, of Wildwood, was charged with sex crimes after allegedly abusing three children, two of whom were young girls who lived in his neighborhood. He was sentenced in July 2019 to 40 years in prison. Jason Lawson
Jason Lee, charges dismissed
, a Fenton paramedic who lives in west St. louis County, had a felony charge dismissed in June. Jason Lee
Deandre T. Chaney, 17, of the 80 block of Reasor Drive, was charged with seven counts of first-degree assault, seven counts of armed criminal action, felony fleeing and tampering in connection with a chase in St. Louis on June 22, 2017. An off-duty police officer was injured in a shooting after the chase.
Cortney Smith, 17, of the 10000 block of Seaton Drive, was charged with seven counts of first-degree assault, seven counts of armed criminal action, felony fleeing and tampering in connection with a police chase June 22. An off-duty police officer was shot following the chase.
Kurt Wallace and Jherrica Dixon
and Kurt Wallace both Jherrica Dixon, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty in a string of carjackings, including one that left a De Smet Jesuit High School assistant football coach dead.
Mario Richardson, charge dropped
, of Ferguson, had a murder charge dropped in June 2019. Mario Richardson
William Kemple Jr.
William S. Kemple Jr., 30, pleaded guilty June 3, 2019, to a reduced count of second-degree murder as well as armed criminal action.
, 44, was charged with enticement or attempted enticement of a child. Ronald George
, 25, was charged on June 10 with leaving the scene of a crash, making a false report and driving while intoxicated. He was a St. Louis Police officer at the time, but is no longer with the department Joseph Ermler
was charged June 19, 2019, with third-degree assault. He is a St. Louis County police officer. David Steinmeyer
Michael Mayhorn is one of two St. Louis men charged in the June 4, 2019, fatal shooting of Jazs Johnson.