Escaped Prisoner Caught in Northwest Miami-Dade

Police dog caught inmate near a Burger King.

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    Police dog caught inmate near a Burger King. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012)

    Authories now confirm that an escaped prisoner is in custody after about an hour-and-a-half search in Northwest Miami-Dade County in the early afternoon Tuesday.

    The Florida Department of Corrections said Juan Preval escaped the Opa Locka Work Release Center at about 11:30 a.m. as he awaited transfer back to prison. Preval was being sent back to prison because he was found with contraband while working at the center.

    Escaped Prisoner Caught

    [MI] Escaped Prisoner Caught
    Police dog caught inmate near a Burger King (Published Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012)

    He was in leg shackles and handcuffs when he escaped.

    Authories say that a prison K-9 team caught Preval about a half-mile west of the center behind a Burger King.

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    Preval,. 26, is serving an almost a 9 year sentence for burglary, grand theft and resisting arrest with violence, said the Florida Department of Corrections, who added that he would never again be eligible for work release.