Escaped suspect was hiding between box spring and mattress

Michael Fagan
Michael Fagan

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - According to Gregg County sheriff, Maxey Cerliano, the escaped suspect authorities have been searching for since Tuesday has been caught.

Authorities say they found Michael Fagan hiding between a box spring and a mattress in the home of his girlfriend, Shalonda Demetrie Jones, at 609 Electra Street.

Earlier this week, the drug suspect managed to break free from a Gregg County deputy at the jail's the sally port, right before he was booked into the facility.

Fagan's bond has been set at $100,000 for two counts of evading arrest plus an additional $5,000 for possession of a controlled substance.

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