Tammy Clinger, of Murphy, N.C., had just returned home from dropping
her son at school when she heard a knock at her front door. She and
her husband, Brett, opened the door and found a strange man standing
on their doorstep claiming to be looking for his sister. The man
tried to enter their home, but the Clingers refused him entrance.
Earlier in the day, Tammy had been stopped by a North Carolina State
Highway Patrol officer who checked her vehicle for a fugitive on the
run. She realized the man at her door might be the outlaw they were
searching for and had her husband get his gun while she distracted
the man. Brett Clinger armed himself with a handgun, went out
another door and snuck up on the man who was later identified by
authorities as fugitive William Thomas Hewlett. Clinger ordered
Hewlett to get into his truck and detained him until a North
Carolina state trooper arrived to take the fugitive back into
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