LONACONING - Allegany County deputies apprehended a Lonaconing man Monday after he fled from them when they attempted to serve a warrant for his arrest.

LONACONING - Allegany County deputies apprehended a Lonaconing man Monday after he fled from them when they attempted to serve a warrant for his arrest.
According to the deputies, at approximately 9:30 a.m. Monday they responded to 38 Detmold St. in Lonaconing to attempt to serve multiple warrants on Russell Leroy Michael. When they attempted to make contact with him, however, he fled from the residence on foot.
The deputies then requested assistance at the scene and began to search for Michael. Once additional resources arrived on the scene, a coordinated search was initiated.
Deputies were assisted in their search efforts by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command Trooper 5 and the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services K9 Division.
After an extensive land and air search, Michael was located on Old Beechwood Road in Lonaconing and taken into custody without incident.
Michael was served the following District Court bench warrants: Failure to register as a sex offender, contributing to the condition of a child, two counts of failure to appear (original charges were driving while suspended).
Michael was also served with one  Circuit Court warrant for violation of probation. He  was taken before the District Court Commissioner and held without bond. Michael is being held in the Allegany County Detention Center while awaiting his next court appearance.