Wanted Man Captured

The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force captured a wanted man early on Thursday morning.

Drug Task Force Commander Dwayne Brown said that his agents teamed up with the LaFayette Police Department to capture Jerry “Blake” Wallin.  Brown said that Wallin has been on the run for six months and was able to elude capture, until this morning.

Wallin was arrested on charges of probation violation Thursday morning.  He also received new charges of possession of a Schedule IV drug and marijuana possession.  While agents were arresting Wallin, they also arrested his girlfriend, April Patterson on charges of hindering apprehension and possession of a Schedule IV drug.

Wallin and Patterson have been booked into the Walker County Jail.