But officials say he was on the run for several years, and they say he landed here in Amarillo.
Police say they tracked him down and arrested him, then mistakenly released him.
Amarillo. They arrested him and he was booked into our jail on the 22nd around 4:00. "
After Hollingsworth was booked into Potter County, a law enforcement employee sent information to what they thought was the county where he is wanted.
Thomas tells us he takes full responsibility for the mistake.
He says, "it falls back on me and i'll take the blame on it. Like I said, we'll work hard on it and make sure it doesn't happen again."
He says the other employees involved are new and were in training.
They have since been disciplined.
He will later be transported back to Hamilton County, Tennessee where the alleged crime happened nearly 17 years ago.
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