Dangerous Suspect Caught Across the Street from Courthouse


A Manhunt in LeFlore County for a man considered dangerous by police ended Monday night, January 28, according to Oklahoma District 27 Drug and Violent Crime Task Force Director Eric Helms.

Quinlan Hogan was arrested across the street from the LeFlore County Courthouse, in Poteau, Oklahoma, at the KP’s Quick Mart.

Oklahoma Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Department helped in the arrest after an all-day manhunt on Monday, according to Helms.

A search started on January 10 when Hogan eluded police in a high-speed chase while driving a stolen vehicle.  At that time he was wanted on a warrant for threatening acts.

Currently, Hogan is held at the Sequoyah County Detention Center on charges of:

  • Petty Larceny 
  • Eluding a Police Officer 
  • Possession of Stolen Property 
  • Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle
  • Failure to Appear (3 counts):  Domestic Assault/Battery in Presence of a Minor, Threatening to Perform an Act of Violence, Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony.

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