Clearwater, Florida -- A man has been arrested for first degree murder after attempting to lie to police about his identity.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Clearwater Police officers were conducting warrant checks on individuals hear the Hilltop Motel. They detained Damon Ford who was wanted for the Oct. 4 murder of Caleb Scott.
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Ford initially provided the officers with a false name, but they soon discovered his true identity as one of the tattoos on his arm was "D Ford".
Ford was arrested without incident and taken to the Pinellas County Jail.