Fleeing Fugitive Found Hiding in Garbage CanMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jan 10 2020 9:08 PM
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies were attempting to serve active warrants on a Fort Walton Beach area man this morning when slipped out a side window of his home.
His getaway was ultimately foiled however when 29-year old Robert McKuhen of Hawthorne Road was found by a K9 Unit from Okaloosa Corrections Department about 90 minutes later hiding in a trash can on Overbrook Drive.
McKuhen was wanted on felony charges of fleeing and eluding, as well as operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license from August 2019 as well as a warrant for violation of probation on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. When deputies knocked on his door and ordered him out, McKuhen instead fled out a window.
A charge of resisting arrest without violence has been added to his list of charges.