APD seeks Brevard man wanted on multiple open warrants

Cory Asheston Howell, 27, is wanted for flee/elude arrest with a motor vehicle, resisting public officers, misdemeanor larceny, and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. (Photo credit: Asheville Police Department)

Asheville police are asking for the public's help finding a Brevard man they say ran away while officers were trying to serve multiple open warrants.

Cory Asheston Howell, 27, is wanted for flee/elude arrest with a motor vehicle, resisting public officers, misdemeanor larceny, and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Asheville police said they received a tip that Howell was at Pisgah View Apartments around 10 a.m. Tuesday. When officers tried to serve Howell's open warrants, authorities say he ran away and officers were unable to find him.

Howell is described as a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet tall and weighs about 220 pounds. He has multiple tattoos on his face, neck, hands, abdomen and chest. He was last seen wearing a red jacket with white lettering over a black hoodie and blue pants.

Anyone who has any information on Howell's whereabouts is asked to call the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.

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