Greene County, TN (WOKI) On the run for more than a month, the hunt for a man wanted on numerous sex charges including rape of a child, is now over.
Officials with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation say 52-year-old Sean Williams was arrested without incident after being tracked down by a K9 team with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office in Florida; he was taken into custody Tuesday night near Tampa.
The former Johnson City businessman escaped while being transported to the Greeneville courthouse from Laurel County, Kentucky for a hearing on October 18th.
In a prior update from TBI Tuesday afternoon, it was confirmed that authorities have Williams last spotted in Pinellas County in Florida. The FBI’s Tampa account on X posted that they are still searching for Williams and requested that anyone with information on his whereabouts call 911.