Wanted Man Sends Selfie to Police After Seeing ‘Terrible’ Mugshot on Facebook

Donald Pugh sent police a new mugshot after he said he didn't like the one posted on Facebook (Courtesy Lima Police Dept.)
Donald Pugh sent police a new mugshot after he said he didn’t like the one posted on Facebook (Courtesy Lima Police Dept.)

A man checking his Facebook feed had a problem with a wanted ad posted by his local Ohio authorities.

“He said he didn’t like the two photographs that we used,” said a spokesperson for the Lima Police Department.

According to LPD, 45-year-old Donald Pugh saw the post with his mughsot, and made a request to police over Facebook, and also spoke to detectives on the phone about it.

In response to his request, LPD posted a new pic, courtesy of Mr. Pugh, “we thank him for being helpful, but now we would appreciate it if he would come speak to us at the LPD about his charges.”

There is an active warrant for the arrest of Donald A “Chip” Pugh, age 45 of Lima, for Failure to Appear. Mr. Pugh is…

Posted by Lima Police Department on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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SOURCE: Sinclair Broadcast Group – Liz Mckernan