Sex offender captured after girlfriend “likes” authorities on Facebook


Sex offender captured after girlfriend



Deputies with the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office captured a sex offender wanted out of Maryland today after his girlfriend provided clues to his location by “liking” the authorities on Facebook.

Dyllan Otto Naecher, 29 year old white male with possible ties to gang activity was captured at his girlfriends residence on Taft Lane near Bluefield.

Deputies were able to determine Naecher’s girlfriends identity after she “liked” the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, police report.


This information provided deputies with critical information such as Naecher’s girlfriend’s residence and her name.

Today the girlfriend, Samantha Dillow, 22, has been charged with obstruction of justice.

Naecher was taken into custody without incident and may be facing charges in Virginia for failure to register as a sex offender. He 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.

We will have more on this story tonight on 11Connects at 11 p.m. and on


Here’s the story from Tuesday, Sept. 11 when police were originally looking for Naecher: 

The Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on someone they call a “dangerous sex offender.”

Dyllan Otto Naecher

The man, who is from Maryland, is wanted by Maryland authorities and is believed to be in the Tazewell County area.

His name is Dyllan Otto Naecher, a 29 year old male with brown hair and blue eyes, weighing 145 lbs. and 5’9″ tall.

If you have any information please contact the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center at (276) 988-0645/0704


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