Prisoner Walks Away During Work Release

Officials in Grant County are searching for a prisoner who walked away during work release.

Johnathan Lee Crabtree was serving a five year sentence for possession of a controlled substance.

He was last seen at around 2:15 am this morning doing work near the jail.

Crabtree is originally from Pine Knott.

He does not have a history of violent behavior, but if you see him you are asked to contact the police.

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