Tuscaloosa County captures most wanted suspect

David Casey Miles (source Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department)
David Casey Miles (source Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department)

By WBRC staff

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - A fugitive wanted in Tuscaloosa County for manufacturing and trafficking meth was arrested in Fayette County Thursday morning.

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department said David Casey Miles, 32, was captured shortly after 2 a.m. at a home on County Road 140 in Fayette County. Deputies said Miles was observed running from the residence when they arrived.  After refusing to stop, a K9 was released which apprehended Miles.

Deputies from Tuscaloosa County and Fayette County, along with officers from the Fayette Police Department and marshals from the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Task Force, cooperated in the arrest.

Miles was wanted by the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force of the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department for trafficking meth, unlawful maunfacturing, unlawful posession of a controlled substance, carrying a pistol without a license, and posession of a firearm with altered ID.

Miles was taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail where he was held on $247,000 bond.

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