“This was a moment of true love,” Wanted man flees police, sneaks in last kiss

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CHICKASHA, Okla. - A bizarre arrest in Chickasha, after a police chase is capped with a kiss.

It's being called a real life love story, that played out in the parking lot of Paw Paw's Hamburgers.

Jimmy Last Chance Butler stopped in for a late lunch - a wanted man with two misdemeanor warrants.

"Mr. Butler was at one of the local hamburger restaurants here in town. He had an active warrant," said Shanon McClain, Asst. Chief with Chickasha Police. "Apparently, observed the vehicles approaching, and decided, at that point, he would take off on foot."

With nowhere to hide and dash cam rolling, Butler briefly ducked inside a dumpster, before continuing his run shoeless.

"He exited the dumpster and ran back to the restaurant," McClain said. "Decided that he wanted to say goodbye to his wife."

That's where our story truly begins, as 'Last Chance' Butler made a run for his wife.

A loving embrace soon followed, right in front of resident Vickie Chaney.

"(He) Just grabs her and hugs her, tells her 'I love you,'" she said. "The kiss was just immaculate."

Quickly as it began, the short lived run from the law was over.

As he was led away in handcuffs, Butler let out one last romantic gasp.

"I love you!" he said, as the car door closed.

It's an arrest that lives in Chickasha lore and a moment Chaney won't soon forget.

"I mean, this was a moment of true love, honey, a moment of true love," she said.

Butler remains in the Grady County Jail, on a $5,000 fine.

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