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Sheriff's deputies apprehend Gibson County stabbing suspect

By Times Staff
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Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department officials located and apprehended
a Gibson County fugitive on Monday.

Travis Allen Flowers, 29, of Patoka, was found hiding in a residence in Hymera.

Flowers was wanted on a felony warrant for aggravated battery out of
Gibson County.

SCSD Lieutenant Bill Snead and Sergeant David Holmes, with the
assistance of Chief Jason Bobbitt and Detective Ron Elliott, had
learned he may have fled to Hymera.

The officers surrounded the home and apprehended the suspect without incident.

The stabbing occurred a week earlier in the 600 block of East
Brumfield Avenue in Princeton. A warrant was issued at that time for
his arrest on a Level 3 felony charge of aggravated battery.

Princeton Police believed Flowers fled to Sullivan County and was
possibly staying in the Shelburn or Hymera area.

The victim in the stabbing was treated at an Evansville hospital for
non life-threatening injuries.

Flowers was transferred to Gibson County without incident.


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