Clarksville, TN – A joint effort between the Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the U.S Marshals has lead to the apprehension of one of TBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted, Danyon Lydell Dowlen.
On Monday, Clarksville Police Officer, Ryan Steinlage received a citizen tip about Dowlen possibly being in the Evansville, Indiana area and passed the information onto the lead investigator, Detective Demone Chestnut.
Once the information was confirmed, the U.S Marshals were contacted and arrested Dowlen on Wednesday night at a residence in Evansville, Indiana. Dowlen had a gun in his possession when arrested.
Clarksville Police appreciates the cooperation from all the law enforcement agencies involved and the media’s assistance in keeping Dowlen in the public’s eyes.
Dowlen was booked into Vanderburgh County Jail, Evansville, Indiana and is currently awaiting extradition to Clarksville for Criminal Homicide.