Sheriff: Man Wanted In String Of Burglaries Hits Deputy With Car

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LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) – Several local and federal law enforcement agencies are looking for Cameron Bowden, who is accused in a string of about 20 burglaries and hitting a LeFlore County Sheriff’s deputy with a car door, according to LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale.

Seale said Deputy Tyler Ragan approached Bowden in Bokoshe, Oklahoma Tuesday (May 5) night. He said when Bowden saw the deputy; he backed up the stolen Jeep he was driving, hitting the deputy with an open door. Ragan was not injured.

Bowden drove into a pond and then later stole a car two miles away from the pond, authorities said. Seale said Jessica Conley was in the Jeep with Bowden. She is wanted as an accessory to theft and assault and battery of an officer.

U.S. Marshals, Sallisaw Police Department, Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office, LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office, Haskell County Sheriff’s Office and the Fort Smith Police Department formed a task force team to search for Bowden last week. He is accused of stealing five cars and about 20 burglaries in Leflore County, Sequoyah County, Haskell County and Sebastian County over the last three weeks.

Bowden has three felony warrants in Haskell County for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and grand larceny. He also has a felony warrant out of Sequoyah County, authorities said.

Bowden was last seen in Mena, Arkansas Wednesday (May 6) at 9:50 a.m. Seale said he was in a stolen black 1999 Dodge Dakota, with Arkansas tag 539WMM. Seale said Bowden has driven five stolen vehicles since Sunday night.

Bowden is described as a white man in his mid-20s.

Seale said the suspects are considered dangerous. If you know Bowden or Conley’s whereabouts, please contact the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office.