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Tazewell Fugitive Captured in Texas

Local - 9/8/2012 7:30 PM by Lauren Haviland
TazewellCounty deputies have been searching for a Bishop, Virginia, resident for quite sometime now, and Friday  afternoon he was he picked up in Austin, Texas.

Deputies had been searching for Christoper Sturgill recently received word that Sturgill had left on a bus to Texas or Georgia. Not only did he flee, he drastically changed his look.  Sturgill is facing additional charges in Texas including DUI, driving without a license, and giving false information to police. It is unclear at this time when Sturgill will be brought back to Tazewell County to face his numerous charges he has pending here.  Sturgill is facing Assault and Battery, failure to appear on felony charge and a probation violation in Tazewell County. 

Sturgill is being held in Texas without bond and awaiting extradition to Tazewell County.

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