Man wanted for felony assault charges captured in Lindale


TYLER (KYTX) - On December 2, the Smith County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's assistance with locating Wesley Brian McDade, age 36, of Smith County. McDade was wanted for allegedly assaulting his wife at a residence on Highway 155 South last October.

The alert, which was posted on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page, Twitter account and distributed widely through the news media, led to a tip received by the U.S. Marshal's Service as to McDade's possible location at a relative's home in the Lindale area.

This afternoon, McDade was founding hiding under a trailer on the relative's property and was taken into custody without incident. He is currently being booked in to the Smith County Jail on charges of strangulation or suffocation of a family member, which is a Third Degree Felony, and a parole violation relating to a previous assault charge.

The Smith County Sheriff's Office expresses its thanks to the U.S. Marshal's Service, the news media and the public in their assistance with apprehending this individual.



SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) - Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Smith County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in locating 36-year-old Wesley Brian McDade, of Smith County, for felony assault.

In October, McDade allegedly assaulted his wife at a residence on Highway 155 South. She suffered numerous injuries that required medical treatment.

McDade is a white male, approximately 5'10", and weighs about 175 pounds. He is currently on parole for a previous assault conviction.

Anyone with information on Wesley Brian McDade or his location is asked to call Detective Ron Rathbun at 903-590-2686 or the Smith County Sheriff's Office at 903-566-6600.



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