Man arrested in Kettering scuffle with police is wanted by county, 2 cities

Published: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 @ 5:34 PM
Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 @ 3:45 PM

Kettering police request assistance after incident at McDonald's

UPDATE @ 3:45 p.m. (Aug. 29): The man who scuffled with Kettering police Tuesday’s at a McDonald’s on Wilmington Pike that resulted in injuries to three Kettering police officers is wanted by Montgomery County and two cities.

Matthew Fowler, 39, is wanted in Montgomery County on a probation violating, a theft warrant out of Kettering and a warrant out of Riverside for not complying with an officer’s order, Kettering police said Wednesday.

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Police said an anonymous caller tipped them about Fowler’s location and they responded to the McDonald’s about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Fowler became combative while officers were attempting to apprehend him, police said. That’s when a “Signal 99” was issued, which is an urgent call for officer assistance. Police used a taser on Fowler during the arrest.

The three officers suffered minor injuries in making the apprehension. They were treated at hospital and released.

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Fowler remains in a hospital, police said.

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