Howard Smith, 36, of Edina, Mo. had already been charged with stealing and receiving stolen property, now a third charge has been added. Smith is charged with resisting arrest.
Smith is being held in the Lewis County Jail. His bond has been increased to $15,000.
November 13 is the date for Smith's next court appearance.
Court papers state a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper went to Smith's residence to take him into custody on the felony warrants. Smith allegedly told the trooper he needed to get a jacket. When Smith went into the house, authorities say he ran out a door on the opposite end of the house, through a grassy field and into a wooded area, before finally turning himself in.
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