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Sunday 01/21/2018 6:00 PM - Texas Fugitive Apprehended

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Texas Fugitive Apprehended
Date and Time of Incident: 1-21-18, Approximately 3:30 PM
Place of Occurrence: 900 block of Park Avenue, Cayucos
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Blake Everett Reed, 32, Hawkins, Texas
Details of News Release: On 1-21-18, members of the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and Sheriff's Gang Task Force apprehended 32-year-old Blake Everett Reed on a street in the 900 block of Park Avenue in Cayucos. Reed was a fugitive on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list for charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assaulting a public servant, harassing a public servant, and evading arrest with a vehicle. Texas authorities had been looking for Reed, who was considered to be armed and dangerous, and suspected he might be in the Cayucos or Cambria area. Through a combination of receiving information from the public and utilizing investigative techniques including surveillance, members of the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and Sheriff's Gang Task Force were able to arrest Reed without incident. The Sheriff's Office was aided in their investigation by the Wood County Constable's Office precinct 2, other multiple law enforcement agencies in Texas as well as the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office which utilized a number of documents and warrants that led to the capture of Reed. Reed is currently in custody in the County Jail and is awaiting extradition to the state of Texas.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Sunday 01/21/2018 6:00 PM