Fugitive captured by State Police

The West Virginia State Police took a Crawford man into custody Friday evening, charging him with being a fugitive of justice from Illinois.

David Garcia Tapia, 46, whose address in court files was listed as both 1062 Rock Cave Road and 452 Staghorn Pass Ave., Las Vegas, is being held in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail on a $250,000 bond as he awaits an extradition hearing.

According to the complaint filed in Upshur County Magistrate Court, Tapia is wanted on felony charges of kidnapping and intimidation, along with a misdemeanor traffic charge.

The case has been transferred to Upshur County Circuit Court for further proceedings.