UPDATE: Mobile County Sheriff’s Office says armed, dangerous man in custody


UPDATE (4:00 p.m.) — The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Douglas Bates is in custody. The sheriff’s office says Bates had active warrants for gun and drug charges, and he threatened several people with a handgun in the last few days.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Michael Douglas Bates. Deputies say Bates is in the area of Dauphin Island Parkway and Hamilton Boulevard. The sheriff’s office says he is armed and dangerous

According to the Mobile Metro Jail log, Bates has numerous theft and burglary charges. His most recent charges include reckless endangerment, attempting to elude from police, and forbidden possession of a firearm.

If you see him, call Mobile Police at 251-208-1700.

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