TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a man who escaped from the Tarpon Springs Work Release Center near St. Petersburg. A second inmate remains at large.
Police 24-year-old Levar Murray was captured early Monday, 12 hours after leaving the work center with 30-year-old Ronald Williams.
Police spokesman Barb Templeton told the St. Petersburg Times (http://bit.ly/pMpnYv ) the work center is a medium-security facility for inmates nearing the end of their sentences. The center provides job skills to help the inmates in their return to society.
The newspaper reports that William's twin brother Donald escaped from a work release center in April. He has not been caught.
Records show Williams was sentenced for cocaine sale and possession. Murry was convicted on cocaine and heroin possession charges.
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