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UPDATE: Fugitive Captured in Charleston

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 12/6/13 @ 7:15 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A fugitive who escaped police custody Thursday was arrested Friday in Charleston, police say.

Troy White, 24, of Marmet, W.Va., escaped from Marmet Police on Thursday afternoon. An officer suffered a broken finger during the incident.

White was caught Friday evening in Charleston.

White originally was wanted on robbery charges. He faces even more charges now.

He will be arraigned Friday evening in Kanawha County.



UPDATE 12/5/13 @ 10:29 p.m.
MARMET, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police in Marmet are looking for a man who escaped custody an hour after he turned himself in.

Police say they were taking Troy Allen White, Jr., 24, of Marmet, in custody for an armed robbery when he escaped.

White, Jr. is accused of stealing $450 in the robbery.

White, Jr. has a teardrop tattoo beside his left eye and a cross tattoo beside his right eye. He also has a tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Chief Fred Maynor says this is the first time this has happened to him in Marmet.

White, Jr. is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Maynor tells WSAZ.com that White, Jr. is wanted on felony warrants and is on probation. He will now be facing more charges.

Officers are now on the lookout all the way into Ohio.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest on this story.



ORIGINAL STORY 12/5/13 @ 4:27 p.m.
MARMET, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police in Marmet are searching for an escapee.

Kanawha County 911 Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com a person was arrested by Marmet Police, but he was able to escape custody.

No other information is being released at this time, including why he was arrested in the first place.

We have a crew on the scene.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest on this story.


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