***Update- Escapee Captured***
Escaped Department of Corrections Inmate Frederick Pinckney was captured at approximately 0300 hours by the Department of Corrections K-9 team, LCSO and Chiefland Police Department. An alert citizen called 911 and reported seeing a suspicious person run into a wooded area in southeast Chiefland. The K-9 tracked Pinckney to a residence located at 107 SE 4 Ave and took him into custody. Pinckney was transported to the Levy County Jail and charged with escape.

Lt. Scott Tummond
Criminal Investigations Division
Levy County Sheriff's Office
(352) 486-5111
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