On 8/10/2022 at 3:15 pm Alabama State Trooper Jere Jensen stopped a vehicle on highway 52 east for an expired tag. When the passenger was asked for his identification, he stated that he was a minor and had no ID with him. The Driver gave consent for Trooper Jensen to search the vehicle where Trooper Jensen found an ID card with Jeremy J. Sanders. It was confirmed by Dispatch that Jeremy J. Sanders had felony warrants for his arrest. When Trooper Jensen attempted to arrest Jeremy J. Sanders, he fled the scene on foot.
Trooper Jensen, Geneva County Sheriff's Office, Investigators, K9 and Geneva County Air One started searching for Jeremy Sanders. The search continued for some time and Jeremy Sanders could not be found. On 8/11/2022 the search resumed with Geneva County Sheriff's Office, Investigators, K9 and Air One.
Two concerned citizens called the Sheriff's Office with information on a man walking in the road on highway 52 between Sayers Automotive and McInnis Veterinary Clinic. Deputy Joseph Kather spotted a man fitting the description and stopped. When Deputy Kather tried to make contact with the individual, he took off running. After a brief chase Kather apprehended Jeremy J. Sanders and arrested him for two felony charges.