Dangerous fugitive Tiant Padgett, Jr. arrested on several violent charges

Posted at 5:28 PM, Aug 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-08 17:28:50-04

Tiant Padgett Jr., 24, was arrested on Saturday on Cleveland's west side for multiple violent charges, the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force reported. 

NOVFTF said Padgett was arrested on charges of robbery, abduction, domestic violence, kidnapping and child endangering. 

According to NOVFTF, Padgett was also being investigated by authorities for posting on social media threatening comments and pictures showing a police officer with a gun to his head during the Republican National Convention

The community led officers to Padgett's location Saturday night, NOVFTF reported, and he was taken into custody without incident in the area of West 65th Street and Lorain Avenue. 

Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED. You may also anonymously text in a tip by texting the keyword "WANTED" and your tip to TIP411 (847411), or you can send a web tip here. Reward money is available and tipsters may remain anonymous.