Pontotoc County Sheriff helps arrest fugitive

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK -- The Pontotoc County Sheriff helped arrest a man wanted in connection to a shooting last month that forced Ada schools to be put on lock down.

According to police, 29-year-old Billy McNeil was stopped over the weekend after an officer noticed he wasn't wearing a seat belt.

The officer recognized McNeil, who then drove off.

McNeil hit a car then took off on foot.

Sheriff John Christian was able to corner McNeil with his vehicle and arrest him.

He's being held in the Pontotoc County Jail.

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