OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding an escaped inmate from the Okeechobee Correctional Institution.
Timothy Howton, 28, was last seen just after 5 p.m. Thursday, according to deputies.
The OCI reported that Howton and an OCI pickup truck were missing from the Okeechobee Work Camp. Howton is serving an eight-year sentence for trafficking stolen property and burglary.
Howton is 5’9’’, 150 pounds, has green eyes and brown hair. The truck is a 1995 white 2-door Ford with the tag number DC7636.
Anyone with information on Howton’s whereabouts is asked to immediately call the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office at 863-763-3117.
What other people are reading right now:
- Detectives: Woman charged with human trafficking after forcing teen to take drugs, have sex for money
- New Florida State Fair foods: Peanut butter ramen burger, jalapeno ice cream, Oreo funnel cake sandwich
- President Trump aims to remove waterway protections, aiding developers
- Sasquatch? Washington DOT tweets photos of possible sighting
- Super Nintendo World is officially coming to Universal Orlando's new theme park
- Doomsday Clock moves closer than ever before to midnight
- Attention viewers: WTSP is undergoing planned work on our tower