08/31/2018

Subject Wanted From Franklin County Tennessee Captured

Press Release 8/31/2018

 

Autauga County, AL – Brian Lee Cleckler, 39 year old white male from Prattville, AL, was wanted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations on felony warrants.  Cleckler was located today in Autauga County off Autauga County Road 57.  Autauga County Deputies tried to stop Cleckler when a pursuit began, that led to the subject losing control of his vehicle on Autauga County Road 108 off Autauga County Road 21 N in North Central Autauga County, close to the Chilton County line.  After a short foot pursuit Brian Lee Cleckler was apprehended and taken to the Autauga Metro Jail.  Cleckler was driving a stolen vehicle.  Sheriff Joe Sedinger said “I am very proud of my deputies and all the agencies that came to assist in this pursuit.  This pursuit could have ended worse than it did, and citizens could have been injured.  I am glad everyone will get to go home safe tonight.” This case is still under investigation and charges are pending with our agency.

Sheriff Joe Sedinger and the Autauga County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the following agencies who assisted during the pursuit and apprehension of Brian Lee Cleckler:  Sheriff John Shearon and the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office; ALEA State Troopers; ALEA Aviation Unit; Department of Corrections Dog Team; SBI; Alabama Fish & Game Division; US Marshall’s Gulf Coast Regional Task Force.