On March, 10 2012, wanted fugitive, Fred Edward Masters, was captured in Tipton County near Mason, TN.
Masters has been wanted since realeasing his pit bull on deputies during the execution of a search warrant on Saturday, 03 March, 2012.
Since the incident, Tipton County Sheriff's Office, with assistance of U.S. Marshalls and Shelby County Sheriff deputies, have been tracking and following up on information as to Masters' whereabouts.
At about 5pm Saturday evening, Tipton County detectives and deputies, with assistance of the Mason Police Department, surrounded a home in Mason, TN.
Masters was located hiding under a bed in the home and arrested without further incident.
Sheriff J.T. "Pancho" Chumley is happy to see Masters in custody.