Two men asked to show their fishing licenses in Perry County were arrested Sunday after they tried to flee a Missouri Department of Conservation agent's intervention. 37-year-old David Snider of Marble Hill and 32-year-old Mike Allen, of Corning, Arkansas, are in custody at the Perry County Jail. Perry County Sheriff Gary Schaaf says conservation agent Grant Gelly called the department for assistance around 5 p.m. Sunday when the two men allegedly fled in a pickup truck as he attempted to stop them and check fishing licenses. The men were alleged to be fishing on Perry County Road 702 near Perry County Lake, Allen was apprehended after the truck became stuck in a field. Snider, who also had an active warrant from Bollinger County, got away but was arrested this/Monday morning on Highway 51 near Perryville. Charges for fleeing and resisting arrest and summonses for no fishing licenses are pending for both men.
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