By Ashley Cox

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– Florida Man charged with escape from federal custody on Friday, May 28, 2021.

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Derrick S. McCullough, 31, of Keystone Heights was charged with escape from federal custody. If convicted, McCullough faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison according to reports.

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According to the indictment, on March 29, 2021, McCullough escaped from custody at Keeton Corrections Residential Reentry Center, a halfway house in Jacksonville, Florida.

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McCullough was confined to Keeton while serving the final portion of a sentence imposed in connection with a federal conviction for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.