A local inmate escaped in Polk county, last week, after being assigned to do vehicle service maintenance Joseph Flanagin was able to slip away. He was apprehended by police, soon after. He is facing charges for a stolen 2004 Ford pickup marked with county decals. Joseph Flanagin was out on work granted for his good behavior when he escaped, on Nov. 18th.
- The Polk County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office has apprehended an inmate who escaped while at his assigned work location at the county vehicle maintenance facility.
- Flanagin’s good behavior allowed him to leave the jail for supervised work at the fleet facility. While working, he stole a 2004 Ford pickup marked with county decals and escaped, deputies said.
- He was apprehended on Nov. 18, less than a day after his escape and is facing escape and grand theft auto charges, WFLA reported.
“While working, he stole a 2004 Ford pickup marked with county decals and escaped, deputies said. He was apprehended on Nov. 18, less than a day after his escape.”