MANCHESTER — When police arrested a city man with an outstanding warrant on Sunday, they found methamphetamine and a knife.
Police and the U.S. Marshals Service had been looking for Troy Woodruff, 43, of Manchester, who was wanted on a warrant from the U.S. District Court since July 25 for probation violations. The underlying charge was drug-related, according to a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service.
Around 1 p.m. Sunday, Manchester officers said they saw Woodruff leave a home on Spruce Street. As officers approached, they yelled for Woodruff to stop. Police said Woodruff reached toward his waistband and tried to hide between nearby vehicles.
Then, Woodruff ran, jumping fences as he went.
Police cornered Woodruff in the front of another home on Spruce Street. He was taken into custody without further incident.
Police searched Woodruff. In a news release, police said they found Woodruff with “a quantity” of methamphetamine.
Officers also searched the spot between the cars where Woodruff stood before he started running. There, police said they found a large double-edged knife.
Woodruff was charged with resisting arrest, possession of a controlled drug, and felon in possession of a dangerous weapon.
Woodruff will be arraigned at Hillsborough County Superior Court-North on the new charges.