Missouri man charged after allegedly telling cops he had coronavirus to avoid arrest
Dallas County
Larry Moore, 47, is charged with making a terrorist threat.

via WDAF:

BUFFALO, Mo. (WDAF) -- A southwest Missouri man is charged with a felony after he allegedly lied about possibly having COVID-19 to avoid being arrested.

Larry Moore, 47, is charged with making a terrorist threat.

The Springfield News-Leader reports Dallas County sheriff’s deputies went to Moore’s house on March 20 to investigate a disturbance complaint.


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Court documents say Moore had an outstanding warrant -- but he was not arrested after telling deputies he was awaiting results from a test for the coronavirus. He was arrested later that night after a witness told police he heard Moore acknowledge he had lied about the test.

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