Wanted fugitive in Tazewell Co. captured overnight

Local - 5/5/2014 8:05 AM by Rebecca Turco

TAZEWELL - A fugitive wanted in Tazewell County was taken into custody.

Officials with the Sheriff's Office said they received a tip from the public overnight responding to the APB for William Joseph Nicholson. This tip was passed off to the West Virginia State Police and Nicholson was taken into custody in less than 30 minutes.

He was wanted for a probation violation related to a grand larceny charge from Northfolk and Southern Railroad, according to officials. Nicholson will be brought back to Tazewell County to answer for these charges.


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