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      Culver-Stockton student turns himself in after fleeing from police

      Authorities say Kenan Roach came into the Canton Police Department with his parents at 10 p.m.

      The Culver-Stockton student that fled from police turned himself in Friday night.

      Authorities say Kenan Roach came into the Canton Police Department with his parents at 10 p.m.

      He was placed on a 24-hour hold at the Lewis County jail pending official charges by the Lewis County Prosecuting Attorney.

      Canton Police Chief Hayes Shelley says the 19-year-old student, fled from police on Friday afternoon.

      Roach faces charges of tampering with a motor vehicle, felony theft, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest, according to a news release.

      Police said he was wanted after he was last seen entering a wooded area south of Culver-Stockton College Friday afternoon.

      Chief Shelley says that the LaGrange Police Department K-9 Unit, the Missouri Highway Patrol and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office assisted in the search for Roach.

      Roach was not considered armed or dangerous at the time, police say.

      According to the release, the Culver-Stockton College safety staff released information to the students in regarding the incident and all students and residents were encouraged to contact the Canton Police Department with any information.

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