KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say a man who was on Oklahoma’s 15 most wanted list has been arrested in Tennessee.
Knoxville police told news outlets that officers responded to a disturbance at a business to investigate a man who was not who he was claiming to be on Saturday.
During the investigation, authorities discovered the suspect, 63-year-old Augustus King, had escaped from the Oklahoma Department of Correction in 2002.
A Facebook post from the police department says King is being held in a detention facility on a fugitive from justice warrant while he awaits an extradition hearing. It’s unclear if he has a lawyer.