WEST JORDAN, Utah, Jan. 7, 2022 (Gephardt Day by day) — A fugitive from Kentucky was arrested in West Jordan Thursday evening.
Anthony Welham Yeager, 24, was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant, labeled as a second-degree felony, stated a possible trigger assertion in third District Court docket of Salt Lake Metropolis.
The suspect is listed on the Nationwide Felony Data Heart out of Kentucky on a full-extradition warrant for a probation violation, after an authentic cost of homicide-vehicular manslaughter for an incident in Boone County that occurred in July 2019.
Yeager was recognized because the passenger in a car in West Valley Metropolis Thursday evening, the assertion stated.
The car was first noticed within the space of 3700 S. 2800 West after which traveled south on 2700 West to 4700 South then west to Bangerter Freeway. It then went south from 4700 S. Bangerter to 7000 South and become Jordan Touchdown, the place the car was stopped.
“The car containing the needed occasion was adopted whereas extra officers arrived within the space,” the assertion stated. “A visitors cease was performed on the car which resulted within the arrest of Anthony. Anthony was positively recognized by a pictured driver’s license positioned in a pockets which was discovered on his individual on the time of arrest.”
Contact was made with the issuing division and the warrant was confirmed.
“Since being in Utah, Anthony is the lead suspect in an aggravated assault out of West Valley Metropolis,” the assertion stated. “Anthony has been concerned in an aggravated assault throughout the final week ensuing within the sufferer receiving stitches for a facial wound.”
Yeager was booked into the Salt Lake County Grownup Detention Heart, the place he’s being held with out bail.
The incident in Kentucky occurred on July 8, 2019 at roughly 3 a.m., in line with stories on the time, when the Boone County Sheriff’s Workplace responded to the scene of a crash and located a automotive within the yard of a house.
Two 15-year-old passengers had been injured and 19-year-old Lamail Borders was killed.
Yeager, who was driving the car, was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter, DUI, two assault expenses, prison mischief, possession of drug paraphernalia and working on a suspended or revoked license.