Escaped prisoner captured

-

An escaped prisoner from Lake City is once again back in custody after crashing a stolen vehicle.

 

Sunday morning Winter Haven Police spotted a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Devonte Bodison who had escaped from a work release camp earlier in the day.

 

Police and Polk County Sheriff’s Office tracked the vehicle through Lake Wales and eventually pulled the car over. As officers were approaching the stopped vehicle Bodison drove off.

 

During the chase, Bodison’s car left the roadway striking concrete lawn ornament causing a wheel to come off the car. The car flipped over on its side. Bodison exited the vehicle out of the sunroof and began to run. He was quickly caught by officers.

 

Bodison will be booked into the Polk County Jail.

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Escaped prisoner captured
  • Report released on deadly Christmas Eve plane crash in Bartow
  • Bay Area schools, businesses receive threats as part of apparent nationwide scare
  • Four people in rollover crash, including children, not wearing seatbelts
  • Captain Sully given award in Tampa for achievements in aviation
  • Man kills ex-wife's boyfriend, is killed in shootout after being chased by police
  • St. Pete votes to get rid of plastic straws by 2020
  • Detectives: Man arrested after medical staff finds bite marks on two children
  • Employee at Hernando Beach's 'Zig Zag Scallop Restaurant' tests positive for hepatitis A
  • A dozen skimmers found in Pasco County gas station pumps