Fugitive Found: Shawn Yoakum

Shawn Yoakum (Photo Provided/Lafayette Police Department)
Shawn Yoakum (Photo Provided/Lafayette Police Department)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A man featured on News 18’s Fugitive Search in early April is in police custody Wednesday morning.

Shawn Yoakum, 36, was arrested late Tuesday night at the Prestige Inn in West Lafayette, according to Detective Pat Dempster.

As News 18 previously reported, Yoakum was wanted for an armed robbery charge dating back to November 2002.

This is the sixth Fugitive Search subject arrested since mid-April.

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