From:              Hannibal Police Department

Date:               Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Phone:            573-221-0987

Fax:                 573-221-3966

Contact:          Lieutenant J.M. Grote


On Monday, February 7th, at approximately 2:59 PM officers assigned to the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad (ACES) observed Paul J. Sultzman, 39 of Hannibal, sitting in a vehicle in the 2100 block of Gordon. Sultzman had a felony parole warrant out of Missouri and a felony warrant out of Illinois. Sultzman was known to flee from officers. Prior to contacting Sultzman officers strategically placed themselves in areas where Sultzman would not be able to successfully flee. Officers contacted Sultzman and he ran on foot however as he tried to run he slipped and fell in the snow. He was apprehended without further incident. Sultzman was found in possession of a substance that is believed to be methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The vehicle was searched and numerous items believed to be stolen were located. Detectives are working to locate the owners of the stolen items. He was transported to the Marion County Jail.