Local escapee arrested in Florida

Gary Sneed (Marion County, Fla. Jail)
Gary Sneed (Marion County, Fla. Jail)
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Updated: 5/19/2013 10:35 pm
MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WTVA) — A man wanted by local law enforcement has been arrested in Florida.

32-year-old Gary Sneed was being sought by Pontotoc County and Lee County authorities who said he walked away from a Mississippi Department of Corrections work program on Wednesday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said troopers arrested him Saturday when they spotted a stolen car that had stopped along Interstate 75 in the Ocala area.

A Marion County, Florida, sheriff's deputy also arrested Holly Morrison after a search nearby.

They said she stole the car in Mississippi and helped Sneed make his escape.

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