May 06, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Assist in Apprehension of Felon

On May 6, 2009 at 3:34 p.m., Springfield Police Officers from the Community Oriented Policing section and the Special Response Team, in conjunction with St. John’s Hospital Safety and Security, assisted the Lincoln County (MO) Sheriff’s Department in apprehending a wanted felon. The Springfield Police Department received information that David Michael Rocklage-Dompierre, 24 years of age, was at the Fremont Medical Building, 1965 S. Fremont. Officers responded to the location, located Rocklage-Dompierre as he was leaving the facility, and were successful in taking him into custody without incident. Rocklage-Dompierre was arrested on warrants from St. Charles County and Lincoln County for First Degree Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Escaping Custody, Distribution of a Controlled Substance, and Parole Violation. Ultimately, Rocklage-Dompierre was released into the custody of detectives from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and is in the process of being transported back to that jurisdiction.

SPD Case Number: 09-19555

Media Contact: Watch Commander, phone: 417-864-1810; Release authorized by: Major Ron Hartman

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
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