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Deputies arrest wanted fugitive in Leon County

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Posted at 8:59 AM, May 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-15 09:09:05-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A wanted fugitive is behind bars after deputies caught him fleeing in Leon County.

On Monday, the LCSO S.P.I.D.E.R. Unit responded to Bark Drive after receiving a Crime Stoppers Tip in regards to the location of a wanted fugitive.

When deputies arrived on scene they found Gary McCranie fleeing inside a camper trailer.

A short time later, Deputies say McCranie was caught while trying to flee the camper on foot.

McCranie was arrested and transported to the Leon County Detention Facility. He is facing a felony battery charge.