Fugitive knocks on door of karate master, brought to justice

Fugitive knocks on door of karate master, brought to justice

June 24th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

David Jason Goode

David Jason Goode

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

A Bradley County man is being hailed a hero after helping capture a fugitive on the run. The take down happened Sunday night, not even 200 yards from a police command post at a home on Howard Road.

Mark Howard says he saw David Goode's picture all over the news and knew he was loose in his neighborhood. He says that is why when Goode knocked on his door, Howard, a martial arts instructor, was ready to take action.

"As I opened the door, I pulled it out. I said, 'freeze!'"

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