Drug Court violator leads Marion County authorities on a manhunt

Drug Court and Marion County Authorities are looking for John Travis Magee of the New Hope Community who fled from a 15th Judicial District Drug Court Officer Thursday afternoon.

Magee led the officer on a vehicle pursuit then left his vehicle and fled on foot into the woods off of New Hope Church Road about 2 miles from the church.

Marion County authorities joined the manhunt an call for dogs to track Magee who knows the woods in the area well.

If you have seen or been contacted by John Travis Magee call the Marion County Sheriffs Office or 9-11.