SIDNEY, Iowa – The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, in Iowa, reports foot pursuits, false 911 calls and illegal drugs after a Tabor resident called to report a stolen vehicle.

A sheriff’s office press release says Tabor police investigated the missing vehicle report and deputies from Fremont and Mills county made contact with Jeffrey Dale Hankins, 40, of Malvern.

The press release says Hankins fled from deputies on foot, resulting in two Fremont County deputies receiving minor injuries. Hankins is on probation and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

The sheriff says Hankins made a false report to 911 on Dec. 20, resulting in an additional warrant.

Deputies made a traffic stop in Tabor on Dec. 20 and say Hankins again fled on foot. He was apprehended after a short distance.

The press release says the vehicle was driven by 66-year-old Ronnie Hankins of Tabor.

He is suspected of being an accessory to a misdemeanor and possession of methamphetamine.