Wanted man found in trash can in Okaloosa County

Robert McKuhen is facing multiple felony charges. (WJHG/WECP)

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Deputies say a man trying to hide from them was found hiding in a trash can.

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies say they tried to serve warrants on Robert McKuhen, 29, of Fort Walton Beach, when he slipped out a side window of his home on Hawthorne Road.

They say about an hour and a half later, McKuhen was sniffed out by K-9s and found inside a trash can on Overbrook Drive.

McKuhen was wanted on felony charges of fleeing and eluding, as well as operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license from August 2019, as well as a warrant for violation of probation on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Now he's also charged with resisting arrest without violence.

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