MOBERLY, Mo— An arrest warrant was served earlier this week for charges which were filed after an incident on the 13th of this month.

Derek Samuel Birge

Derek Samuel Birge

According to court documents and a release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, Derek Samuel Birge, 33, was taken into custody January 19, 2016, for multiple counts.

He has been formally charged with a class C felony charge of assault 2nd degree on law enforcement officer, corrections officer, emergency personnel, highway worker, utility worker or probation and parole officer – acts with criminal negligence – means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, a class A felony charge of escape or attempted escape from custody with a deadly weapon, dangerous instrument or by holding hostages, an unclassified felony charge of armed criminal action and a class C felony charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Birge is still in custody in lieu of a $150,000 bond.

Court proceedings are scheduled to begin with initial arraignment this next Monday, January 25th at 9 a.m. at the Randolph County courthouse.