Illinois fugitive arrested in Athens

Illinois fugitive arrested in Athens

ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - An Illinois man wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested Saturday in Athens.

Athens police responded to a domestic dispute call in the Cloverleaf Apartments complex around 8 a.m.

Police said that when they arrived, Dante Jared Kilgore ran from them.

Upon being caught, police learned Kilgore was wanted in Cook County, Illinois for unlawful possession of a firearm.

Kilgore was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice. He was booked and transferred to the Limestone County Jail.

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