UPDATE (1/13/16): Donald Pugh was reportedly arrested in Florida on Tuesday, WPVI-TV reports. Local authorities shared an updated mugshot of Pugh, even referencing his infamous selfie request:
Pugh reportedly remains in custody.
See original story from 1/11/15 below.
One Ohio outlaw has to get his priorities in check. Instead of turning himself in to police after seeing the self-described "terrible" photo police used for his arrest warrant posted on Facebook this man submitted a selfie to replace the photo. He probably heard of the suspect the internet showed no mercy to after police posted his mugshot on Facebook, which they had to take down. But at least it's not as bad as taking a mugshot while wearing a t-shirt with your old mugshot on it, right?
Ohio's Lima Police Department posted the warrant out for 45-year-old Donald 'Chip' Pugh, who is reportedly wanted for not appearing in court and who is also connected to cases of arson and vandalism, reports Elite Daily. Pugh, disgusted by his mugshot sent a photo of himself to police in a private message where he's in a car with sunglasses on. He wrote, "Here is a better photo that one is terrible." Police humored Pugh and also posted the new and approved photo writing: "We thank him [Pugh] for being helpful, but now we would appreciate it if he would come speak to us at the LPD about his charges."
According to Elite Daily, Pugh took his mugshot problems on the air with 104.9 The Eagle radio station saying "Man, they just did me wrong. They put a picture out that made me look like I was a Thundercat…or James Brown on the run. I can't do that."