Sharon man wanted by State Police taken into custody in New York


SHARON –  A Sharon man State Police said could be armed and dangerous is now in custody in New York.

On Monday at around 8 p.m. police said they got a report of an active disturbance in Sharon.

At around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, police tried to serve an arrest warrant to the suspect, Raymond Sprague, 28, at his West Meadow Road home. Police said the suspect fled from them and at the time, was believed to be in his house, refusing to surrender.

Police remained on the scene at West Meadow Road for about 18 hours but by Wednesday morning, police said Sprague left the scene with his dog.

Police are looking for Sprague, who is possibly armed and dangerous and may have his Rottweiler with him. He is believed to be in northwest Connecticut or eastern New York.

There is an active felony arrest warrant for Sprague from Connecticut State Police and from New York law enforcement.

Anyone with information regarding Sprague or his whereabouts is asked to call police at (860) 626-1841 or text “TIP711” with your information to 274637.