Viral sensation called the 'Neck Guy' gets arrested again and the puns haven't stopped flowing
Charles Dion McDowell's mugshot went viral on November 13 because of his abnormally large neck which internet users can't seem to get enough of
A drug suspect in Florida was arrested last week and his mugshot went viral on social media all for one reason. It wasn't because of a crime he committed unless it was against nature. Charles Dion McDowell's mugshot went viral because of his abnormally large neck. Yes. You read that right. After being arrested last week, and going viral on social media, the man made the decision to toss his freedom into the air again when he fled from police during a traffic stop in Montgomery.
According to authorities, McDowell had just been released from jail in Florida, where he had been arrested on multiple charges. One of those charges had been evading police. The large necked man, however, can't seem to get enough of taking mugshots, reported the New York Post.
The 31-year-old is alleged to have fled in his vehicle from police officers and refused to stop when they told him to. This forced authorities to deploy spikes and nab him when his car's tires gave out. Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff's Office took the man into custody early on November 21 morning and charged him with attempting to elude, second-degree marijuana possession, driving with a revoked license, reckless driving, and improper lane usage.
Not long after, the neck puns started emerging on Twitter once users found that Florida's "neck guy" was in trouble again. Former WWE champion Sean 'X-Pac' Waltman tweeted: "Keeps ending up in the wrong neck of the woods."
Prison records show that McDowell was released from custody on November 21 after he posted his $5,400 bond. He also reportedly posted the $57,000 bond that he had for his release the previous time he was arrested. Deputies at the Escambia County Sheriff's Office posted a mugshot on Facebook of the man and users went berserk.
One user wrote: "Y’all leave that man alone. Necks time it could be you." Another user on the social media site commented: "His neck is still at LARGE!!!" A third added: "Dude is up to his neck in charges."
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said in the post on November 13 that McDowell had been arrested last week on multiple drug charges and was sent to prison on November 11. The internet, which has the attention span of a toddler, was way more interested in the man's freakishly huge neck than his crime. The post now has almost 300,000 comments with one of them being: "Somebody notify his Necks to Kin!"
Authorities said in the post that McDowell has been charged with possession of meth and cocaine with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver drugs. He had also been arrested for possession of drug equipment and fleeing police. The man was held on a $57,000 bond which he posted this week.