JONESBORO, Ark. — On Saturday, Feb. 9, U.S. Marshal TFO Erik Johnson was contacted by the U.S. Marshals Service, out of Detroit, Michigan, requesting assistance with the apprehension of 73-year-old Michael Flaker.

Flaker was arrested  in Jonesboro, Ark., at approximately 6:14 p.m. for a felony warrant from Michigan

Based on information uncovered during the course of investigation, Michael Flaker was sentence to 25 years for alleged child molestation. While in custody, he cut his ankle monitor and fled.

He was located and arrested at the Fairview Inn and Suites on Apache Drive in Jonesboro. He was taken into custody without  incident by Jonesboro Police Department Officers Johnson, Sgt. Dupuy and Ptl. Branstetter.

He was booked into the Craighead County Detention Center and will be held without bond pending the extradition process.