April 16th, 2020 – 11:45 AM
Polk County Police Department (Press Release) –
The Polk County Police Department would like to inform everyone that the subject from the manhunt on April 13th has been apprehended.
He was arrested without incident by an off duty Cedartown Police Officer and Polk County Police Patrolman.
Kevin Dakota Burnum (25 years old) of Buchanan is currently being housed at Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
He is facing numerous charges for the crimes that were committed throughout the day. He also has pending charges from Haralson County as well.
Burnum’s charges include: Burglary, Entering Auto, Theft by Taking, Possession of methamphetamine, Possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes, Possession of a sawed off rifle.
(Polk County Police Department:) “We would also like to thank the numerous agencies that assisted us today during this search: Cedartown Police Department, Georgia DNR, Georgia State Patrol, Georgia State Patrol Aviation Unit, Polk County Sheriff’s Office, and Haralson County Sheriff’s Office”