Florida fugitive captured in Fayette County

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A woman wanted in Florida was captured in Fayetteville, WV.  Samantha Jo Legg, 29, of Oak Hill was arrested as a fugitive from justice on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

A deputy in Fayette County pulled Legg over on Route 19 for a traffic violation.  That is when the deputy discovered she was wanted from Deland, Florida for a parole violation.  

Legg was taken to the Southern Regional Jail.  She is being held until she can be extradited to Florida.

The case is still under investigation by Deputy C.M. Tomlin.  Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590 or Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP (7867).

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