North Vernon man arrested for Military Desertion

North Vernon Police arrested a local man over the weekend for Military Desertion. At about 12:20 p.m. Saturday, officers conducted a traffic stop on Buckeye Street. During the stop, officers learned that 37-year-old Scott Burton, of North Vernon, was wanted on the warrant, out of Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Military officials say Burton went AWOL more than 14 years ago.