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Man Wanted for April 12 Incident in Royalton Found in Washington County, Sent Back to Franklin County

BENTON – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says an Ewing man wanted for aggravated domestic battery and unlawful restraint resulting from an incident on April 12 in Royalton was taken into custody over the weekend in Washington County.

Sheriff David Bartoni says the sheriff’s office received information on the whereabouts of 37-year-old Jacob R. Minton Sunday. He was taken into custody in Okawville and has since been transferred to the Franklin County Jail. He is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond.

Sheriff Bartoni thanks the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the public for their help in this matter.