Sheriff’s Department arrests local man wanted for parole violation

A wanted felon was arrested Tuesday morning by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

Department Spokesperson Judy Jackson says that at approximately EAGLETON KEVIN A SR8:30 a.m., Detective Will Kinman received information that the Columbus resident was in the area of Seventh Street and Reeves Way. Jackson says that Det. Kinman located 50-year-old Kevin Eagleton, Sr. of 7111 N 500 W, shortly thereafter in the area of Fourth and Lafayette Streets. Jackson says that Eagleton, who was wanted on a parole violation, was arrested without incident and booked in the Bartholomew County Jail.

The Sheriff’s Department thanks Indiana State Police Sgt. Matt Simmons for his help with the arrest.