Suspect passes gas so loudly while hiding from Clay County officials that it gave up their hiding spot

LIBERTY, Mo. — Law enforcement in the Northland relied on some basic senses over the weekend to help them track down an alleged criminal.

A spokesperson for the Clay County Sheriff’s Office posted a photo on Facebook of the search and added that while officials were searching, the person passed gas so loudly. In fact, it was so loud that it gave up their hiding spot.

“We’ve gotta give props to Liberty PD for using their senses to sniff him out!” the sheriff’s department added.

According to the sheriff’s department, the individual was wanted for possession of a controlled substance.

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