Wilson County SO, Lebanon PD Apprehend Wanted Felon in Smith County

Wilson County Sheriff’s Deputies and Lebanon Police Officers arrested a convicted felon for numerous charges in South Carthage in Smith County today. Assisted by South Carthage authorities, the wanted man was arrested without incident.

The 33-year-old Danvechio Cocheese Patton, of Lebanon, had outstanding warrants for charges of trespassing, leaving the scene, driving on a suspended license, possession of a weapon and drug possession charges in Lebanon.

Westmoreland Police stopped Patton for speeding in Westmoreland Saturday but he fled on foot from the scene. Wilson County and Lebanon Police located Patton at a residence at Cedar Street in Smith County. Patton, who has a lengthy history of various crimes dating back to 2001 in Lebanon and Wilson County, had been spotted twice in recent days. His last known address was1898 Africa Road in Lebanon.

“This was a team effort,” Sheriff Robert Bryan said. “We appreciate the cooperation with our fellow law enforcement agencies in Lebanon and Smith County who helped locate this man. This was excellent police work, a job well done.”Patton

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