The search for a 37-year-old Ardmore man, wanted on a no-bond arrest warrant, ended Wednesday when he surrendered to authorities.
Sgt. Brice Woolly, Ardmore Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, said Josh Thompson, “in the company of family members and his attorney, Bret Morton,” turned himself over to district court officials. He was subsequently booked into the Carter County Detention Center where he was detained overnight pending his initial appearance in district court.
Court records indicate Thompson, who was wanted for violation of a protective order, appeared before Special District Judge Carson Books Thursday afternoon. Brooks lifted the no bond order, setting bond at $50,000 and stipulating if bond was posted Thompson would be outfitted with an ankle monitor and restricted from contact with the victim.
Ardmore police began searching for Thompson September 9 when the felony charge was filed and the arrest warrant was issued.
Thompson’s criminal history reflects three previous convictions for stalking/violation of protective order and an assault conviction. A case conference has been set for Oct. 27.
Late Thursday afternoon a CCDC spokesperson confirmed Thompson remained detained pending the posting of bond.