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UPDATE: Facebook 'like' led to sex offender arrest

Dyllan Otto Naecker Dyllan Otto Naecker
Dyllan Otto Naecker Dyllan Otto Naecker

UPDATE: TAZEWELL (WVVA) - A sex offender described as 'dangerous' by authorities has been apprehended in Tazewell County.

Dyllan Otto Naecker was found Wednesday at his girlfriend's residence on Taft Lane -- off Route 460 -- between Bluefield, Va., and Springville.

Deputies were able to determine Naecker's girlfriend's identity after she "liked" the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

This information provided deputies with critical information as to his girlfriend's residence and her name.

The girlfriend, Samantha Dillow, has been charged with obstruction of justice.

Naecker was taken into custody without incident and may be facing charges in Virginia for failure to register as a Sex Offender and may also face federal charges for crossing state lines under the Adam Walsh Act.

Members of the U.S. Marshalls office are interviewing the suspect with detectives from the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Brian Hieatt stated, "Our community is safer tonight with this predator off the streets. He will face the justice system as required and I would like to ask the community to join me in thanking the hard working deputies that brought this fugitive in without incident."


TAZEWELL (WVVA) - The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for what is described as a 'dangerous' sex offender believed to be in the county.

Dyllan Otto Naecker, 29, is a sex offender wanted out of Maryland. He's a white male with brown hair and blues. He stands 5'9" and weighs 140 pounds.

Naecker is believed to be staying in the Tazewell County area.

If you have any information on Naecker, contact the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office at 276-988-0645 or 276-988-0704.

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