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Escaped prisoner caught: Man who left Tarpon Springs work camp arrested, deputies say

Tyler McFarlane, 23, has been taken back into custody, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said Monday evening.
Tyler McFarlane, 24, escaped from a prion work camp in Tarpon Springs, deputies said. He was serving nine years for burglary charges.
Tyler McFarlane, 24, escaped from a prion work camp in Tarpon Springs, deputies said. He was serving nine years for burglary charges. [ Florida Department of Corrections ]
Published Jul. 26
Updated Jul. 27

TARPON SPRINGS — A man serving nine years for burglary escaped on foot from a state prison work camp in Tarpon Springs on Monday morning, but by Monday evening he was back in custody, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office reported Monday night that Tyler McFarlane, 23, had been captured and arrested, but the news release did not provide any additional details.

McFarlane was sentenced in Pinellas County in January 2016 to nine years for charges including armed burglary and burglary of an occupied structure, according to Department of Corrections records.