NPR logo

Arson Suspect Sends Police A Better Photo Of Himself

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/462754297/462754298" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Arson Suspect Sends Police A Better Photo Of Himself

Around the Nation

Arson Suspect Sends Police A Better Photo Of Himself

Arson Suspect Sends Police A Better Photo Of Himself

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/462754297/462754298" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Police in Lima, Ohio, posted photos of a suspect wanted for arson and vandalism. He saw the mug shot and texted police a new one with the caption, "Here is a better photo that one is terrible."

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Image is everything, even when you're on the run. Police in Lima, Ohio posted photos of a suspect. Donald Chip Pugh is wanted for arson and vandalism. He saw the mug shot, and he texted police a fresh one with the caption, here is a better photo; that one is terrible. Police have now posted his photo showing the suspect in sunglasses. The fugitive told the local radio station about his mug shot, man, they just did me wrong. It's MORNING EDITION.

Copyright © 2016 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at www.npr.org for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.