Public helps CPD locate fugitive

Published 10:11 am Monday, August 15, 2022

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By JOYANNA LOVE |Managing Editor

Clanton Police Department arrested David Christopher Mctigue on Aug. 13 after responses to CPD social media posts assisted the department in finding his location.

Mctigue, also callesd  was arrested on charges of attempting to elude at a traffic stop. However, he had nationwide warrants from the Department of Corrections for probation violation. Locally, Mctigue had an outstanding warrant with the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear on unlawful possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Aug.13, a CPD officer made a traffic stop on Samaria Road around 4:30 p.m., which resulted in the arrest of the driver Joshua Turk on charges of harassment/ domestic incident., according to a CPD press release. Mctigue, who was a passenger in the car left the scene on foot.

CPD put out a post on social media asking anyone who saw Mctigue to contact the department. Less than an hour later, CPD updated their social media that Mctigue had been captured.

Turk was released on professional surety bond on Aug. 13 at 5:37 p.m.

Mctigue was released to another jurisdiction on Aug. 14 at 6:45 p.m.