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Escaped Prisoner Captured in Withlacoochee Forest

Tyler Michael Trutt | Hernando Sheriff | Arrests

Hernando sheriff’s deputies said he was driving a stolen vehicle.

HERNANDO COUNTY – Deputies here said they captured a man in the Withlacoochee State Forest who had escaped from a Lake City correctional facility.

Tyler Michael Trutt, 20, was taken to the Hernando County Detention Center, where he was charged with one count of grand theft of a motor vehicle.

Hernando County sheriff’s deputies were called to the Croom Tract of the Withlacoochee Forest about 3:51 p.m. Saturday (June 3) to search for Trutt, who was believed to be hiding in the forest.

Deputies said Trutt failed to return from a job Friday (June 2) in Gilchrist County that was associated with a work release program at the Lake City Bridge Community Release Center in Columbia County. The facility is a community release center that contracts with the Florida Department of Corrections.

The Hernando sheriff’s aviation and K-9 units were called in to help with the search for Trutt, who is originally from the Brooksville area. Deputies said they found Trutt, who was driving a stolen vehicle, on Trail 7 of the Croom Tract, in Brooksville. Shortly before 5 p.m., Trutt was taken into custody without incident.

For information about the Hernando sheriff, go to hernandosheriff.org.

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Escaped Prisoner Captured in Withlacoochee Forest
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