SKOWHEGAN — Police arrested two people Wednesday after attempting to serve an arrest warrant on Winter Street and being told the person they were looking for was in another state. according to a news release from the Skowhegan Police Department.

Police tried to serve an arrest warrant on Jeremy Britton at 24 Winter St. Britton was wanted on warrants about unpaid fines and failing to appear on a driving offense, according to the release, from Detective Sgt. Josh King. Britton, 25, also is the subject of a warrant from another state relating to a robbery with a bodily injury charge. That charge is non-extraditable, meaning authorities from the state issuing the warrant will not seek to take him back to face the charge, King said.

When police arrived at the home, they were told that Britton was in Arkansas and would be gone for a week, King said. Upon further investigation, Officer CJ Viera established probable cause to believe that Britton was at the Winter Street residence, according to King. The new information allegedly included comments made on Facebook by Lindsey Jarvis, using Britton’s account.

Police returned later in the day and asked again if Britton was home, King said. Jarvis, 34, said he was not there and refused to allow law enforcement inside, according to King. Jarvis was presented with a search warrant and Britton was found in the apartment, King said.

Britton was arrested on the outstanding warrants. Jarvis was arrested on a charge of hindering apprehension or prosecution, according to King. Booking photos of the pair were not immediately available.

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