Escaped prisoner may return to St Augustine

An inmate serving his sentence in the West Unit of Florida State Prison in Raiford, has escaped; according to an incident report received by Historic City News last night from the Florida Department of Corrections.

At approximately 6:00 p.m. last night, Inmate 824009, Dean R. Adams, 5’08”, 175 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes, born 4/25/1958, escaped from custody in Union County.

In and out of prison in Florida on five occasions since June 1978, Adams was last released from custody on November 27, 2009. On August 15, 2010, Adams was convicted in St Johns County of two felony crimes; credit card fraud and burglary. He was serving two concurrent five-year sentences on the latest crimes.

If you have information regarding an escape, you may contact your local law enforcement agency, the facility from which the inmate escaped, or call the Florida Department of Corrections at 850-922-6867 or 1-866-850-0355.

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