Officers Arrest Man Following Search In Wooded Area Of Allen Township

7/12/17 – 5:26 A.M.

Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man with outstanding warrants following a Tuesday night search. Around 8 p.m. someone called the sheriff’s office to tell them 29-year-old Zachary Palmer-Nickols of Cygnet was driving along Allen Township Road 142. Deputies confirmed Palmer-Nickols had a felony warrant for his arrest through the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. He also had a misdemeanor warrant through the Bowling Green Police Department.

The caller let investigators know Palmer-Nickols took off running into a wooded area near the intersection of Township Roads 142 and 14. Deputies and State Highway Patrol troopers set up a perimeter and began to search for the man. Three K-9 units helped in the effort and eventually tracked down Palmer-Nickols.

Officers took him into custody without further incident.