This combination of images released by the Lima Police Department of Lima, Ohio, on its Facebook page on Jan. 6, show Donald A "Chip" Pugh, a person of interest in several other cases including an arson and vandalism. The image at bottom right was provided by Pugh and posted with the following caption: "This photo was sent to us by Mr. Pugh himself. We thank him for being helpful, but now we would appreciate it if he would come speak to us at the LPD about his charges."
Lima Police Department
January 12, 2016 8:26 AM EST

A wanted man in Ohio wasn’t happy with his mugshot — so he offered police a “helpful” hand in the form of a selfie.

The Lima Police Department said Donald A. Chip Pugh is wanted for failing to appear in court for a DUI and is also a person of interest in other cases including an arson and vandalism.

The 45-year-old, though, obviously did not approve of official mug shots circulated by the department. It said Pugh had sent police a new picture showing him in a suit and glasses while sitting in a car with a sunroof.

“Here is a better photo that one is terrible,” Pugh wrote when he sent police the new picture, according to a Lima Police Department Facebook post on Thursday….

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