ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (8:35 p.m. June 18) John Cobb has been taken into custody and was arrested near the Covington County/Conecuh County line after a four- to five-hour standoff.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Conecuh County man in the Damascus area.
Deputies went to a house on Friday night and searched for him until 3 a.m. He had been at the house but left. Deputies returned Sunday night and tracked him with dogs until the rain washed out the scent.
On Tuesday, deputies responded to a camp house break-in where someone showered and slept. Another camp house was broken into and a shotgun was stolen. Deputies recovered a truck he reportedly had stolen in Conecuh County.
The sheriff’s office is asking citizens to lock their vehicles and homes and to call the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at 251-809-0304 if anyone sees or have seen him.