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UPDATE – FLEEING SUSPECT APPREHENDED IN BLOUNTSTOWN

James Hathaway from Jan 2017from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office

On July 27, 2017, Calhoun County Sheriffs Office investigators attempted to conduct a search at the residence of the detained subject, James Michael Hathaway, 26 on Slim Tucker Road, Blountstown, Florida. In the process of the search, Hathaway escaped custody. Investigators then called in other law enforcement from the Calhoun County Sheriffs Office, Calhoun Cl K-9 Unit, and Liberty Cl K-9 Unit.

After an extensive search, Hathaway was not located. The search continued into the morning hours. At approximately 7:00 a.m. on July 28, 2017, the CCSO received a tip that the subject had been spotted near the Pine Memorial Cemetery and the K-9 units began searching in that area. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on July 28, 2017, K-9 teams were able to track Hathaway near a wooded area on Slim Tucker Road. Hathaway was taken into custody without any incident.

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