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Wanted man picks up new charges after flight

Clinton Police arrested a man wanted on several outstanding warrants after a foot pursuit last week, according to records made available Monday.

Officer Michael Stanley went to a home in the 900 block of High Street at around 7:45 pm Monday, August 12th to serve warrants on Tyler Dwayne Green, and spotted a man lying down in a tent behind the home. When asked his name, the man said it was “John Smith,” then turned and fled on foot into the woods behind the house.

The man, later identified as Green, hopped a fence at another home on High Street and crawled into the crawl space of the house, where he remained for ten minutes before finally surrendering to authorities.

Green was served the four Anderson County warrants for charges of violating his probation, theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and evading arrest, and picked up new charges of criminal impersonation and evading arrest. He was transported to the Anderson County Jail without further incident.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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