MH man wanted on rape, assault of officer charges detained

Photo: Ozark County Times

A traffic stop in Ozark County has led to the arrest of a Baxter County man, 25-year-old Jordan Haden of Mountain Home, wanted on charges of rape and assault of a law enforcement officer out of Kansas.The Missouri Highway Patrol reports Haden was arrested Saturday evening just before midnight. Details on the location or the circumstances of the arrest were not made available.

The Ozark County Times is reporting the incident occurred in Gainesville.

In addition to the Kansas charges, Haden has an open case in Ozark County dating to November 2016 when he was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated. A check revealed he was also wanted on misdemeanor warrants out of Nebraska.

Ozark County Prosecutor John Garrabrant says Haden is being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $500,000 bond. Haden is scheduled to appear in court in Ozark County next week to address extradition issues.

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