Man Wanted By Police In Florida Found In Manchester

Cody Alyn Cooper jail intake photo provided by the Coffee County Sheriff's Dept.

Cody Alyn Cooper jail intake photo provided by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Dept.

Cody Alyn Cooper age 23 of Emerald Lake Run in Beechgrove was arrested on Sunday by Manchester Police. Authorities responded to a welfare check on an individual allegedly passed out in the back of a truck at Professional Manor in Manchester. After running a wants and warrants check on the subject, it was discovered there was an active warrant on Cooper out of Florida for battery on a person 65 years of age or older and that Florida authorities would extradite.
Manchester Police also allegedly found Cooper to be in possession of three orange tablets believed to be valium.
Cody Alyn Cooper was charged by Officer Ernie Colvin for being a fugitive from justice and possession of a schedule IV drug. Bond was set at $252,500 and his court date was set for December 12.