CIRCLEVILLE – Around 12:45 Circleville police surrounded the home located at 140 York street in Circleville. Police suspected that wanted fugitive Richard Clements Jr., age 41 who had escaped by force from Gallia County earlier yesterday was at the residence.
When Circleville Police confirmed that the wanted fugitive was in the house they called for back up that included Pickaway County Sheriff, two K9 units, Circleville Probation and for a short time a helicopter.
Police were able to talk Clements out of the building without a fight, he is now in custody. Yesterday Clements escaped when him and two other fugitives attacked a guard and ran