Hernando County deputies were dispatched to the Northwest Solid Waste Management Facility (landfill) located on Norris Bishop Loop regarding an Escaped Prisoner this afternoon. An investigation revealed that inmate, Joshua Holmes W/M DOB/12-13-1981, who was assigned a work detail at the landfill, left the facility without authorization. Holmes and two other inmates were working under the supervision of Hernando County landfill employees at the time of the occurrence.
The description of the Escaped Prisoner, Joshua Holmes, is as follows:
• White Male
• Height – 5’ 7”
• Weight – 145
• Hair – Balding (brown on sides)
• Eyes – Brown
• Clothing – White and black striped two-piece inmate clothing.
Holmes’ original charges – VOP Grand Theft Auto.
If you see Holmes or have any information regarding his whereabouts, please call 9-1-1.
If you would like to remain anonymous – Please call Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip via the internet athttp://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com/. You will remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 cash!