Madison K-9 tracks down suspect hiding inside dumpster

Madison K-9 tracks down suspect hiding inside dumpster
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The Madison Police Department says they successfully tracked down a suspect wanted on multiple outstanding warrants after he ran from officers early Sunday morning.

MPD officers say they initially tried to contact 20-year-old Stephon M Buckingham about a physical confrontation in which he allegedly was involved, but Buckingham ran away.

Buckingham allegedly jumped a 6-foot-tall fence and eluded the officers until K-9 Bowie arrived at the scene. Bowie led the officers to a dumpster, where Buckingham was found hiding inside.

Buckingham was arrested on tentative charges of resisting arrest, in addition to numerous warrants, including charges of burglary, theft and bail jumping.

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