UPDATE: Pontotoc Escapee
PONTOTOC, Miss. (WCBI)- The man hunt for Gary Sneeds is over. Sneeds and his girlfriend, Holly Morris were captured after breaking down in Florida. A highway patrolman pulled over to assist the couple and ran their plates. The car came back stolen. They were arrested and detained. They are currently in the processes of being transported back to Pontotoc.
PONTOTOC, Miss. (WCBI)-A manhunt is underway for a Pontotoc County Jail inmate that left work detail yesterday afternoon around 3:30. According to Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask 32 year-old Gary Sneed of Highway 32 in Houston told the officer in charge he needed to use the bathroom and instead got into a black Ford Taurus automobile they believe 34 year-old Holly Morris was driving. Sneed, a nonviolent offender, was on the work detail working off some county fines and awaiting a hearing on previous drug charges. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Sneed you are asked to contact the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Department.