Clay County stalking suspect captured in Putnam County

Sheriff's Office arrests Danny McGuirt on 3 drug possession charges

By Jason Mealey - Producer/assignment editor

ORANGE PARK, Fla. - The Clay County Sheriff's Office announced Monday morning the arrest of a wanted man suspected of stalking.

Police said Danny Scott McGuirt Jr. is named in a warrant accusing him of aggravated stalking and other charges.

Deputies announced McGuirt's arrest just after 6:15 a.m. Monday. He was booked in the Putnam County Jail on three drug possession charges.

McGuirt was captured in Putnam County after it was believed that he was in another part of the state.

He was taken into custody by deputies with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

He is being held on $7,500 bond.

McGuirt has a lengthy criminal history in Putnam County, including 15 arrests on charges ranging from burglary to traffic violations, dating back to 2004.

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