Dog The Bounty Hunter Issues Statement To Bail Bondsmen Killing Suspect
Chapman: 'We're Going To Find Him, Catch Him. He's Going To Jail'
9:52 AM, Apr 30, 2012
Duane "Dog" Chapman, also known as Dog The Bounty Hunter, has issued a statement to 26-year-old Stephen Michael Stewart, the man accused of killing two Bakersfield bail bondsmen."We're going to find him, catch him. He's going to jail," Chapman said.Bakersfield Police Department officers are searching for Stewart, who is wanted on two counts of murder.Stewart has been identified as responsible for the killings of Bad Dog Bailbonds Agents Brandon and Zachary Sims on Thursday at 7812 Kamloops Drive, Sgt. Mary DeGeare said.
The brothers worked for family-owned Bad Dog Bailbonds as bails bondsmen.After the brothers were shot and killed, DeGeare said Stewart and another man were seen fleeing the home, Stewart in a light blue sedan and the other man on foot.The other man, who was identified by Bakersfield police as 25-year-old Zachary Perrick has since been arrested.Perrick returned to the home Friday morning and was arrested on a warrant charging him with possession of drugs. Perrick lived at the home at 7812 Kamloops Drive.Chapman has now said that he's given Stewart 24 hours to surrender. He also said there's a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Stewart."No questions asked," Chapman said.
Chapman told 23ABC that he spoke with the Sims' father, Vincent Sims and said that he would let the BPD work some leads.Vincent asked Chapman if he would come out and help find Stewart, and Chapman said, "Of course."Chapman said we're going to find him and take him to jail. "It's his choice how he gets there," Chapman said."I've got to do this. I can't just sit here and watch this happen," Chapman said.