Sheriff’s Deputies are currently searching for a parole who absconded probation from Illinois with at least two grand theft auto charges and he ran from them this morning around 3 A.M.

<div class="source">Special to the Chronicle</div><div class="image-desc">Daniel Ray Hills</div><div class="buy-pic"><a href=";orig=Hills%252CDanielRJr.JPG" target="_new">Buy this photo</a></div>

Daniel Ray Hills

Daniel Ray Hills, Jr., is wanted in connection with at least two local grand theft auto charges, in addition to  fleeing and eluding police. He is known in Illinois as being a violent sexual offender.

He was last seen in a swampy area of Crystal River near NE 11th Street about 3 A.M. today. Last seen with a white tank top and blue jeans, possible jean shorts.

UPDATE: 1:36 P.M. the suspect was captured in a apartment complex, for further details, check the local news link at the top of the page.