Released by the Texas Department of Public Safety:
Billy Twayne Gibson, a registered sex offender who escaped from custody in Dallas last Saturday, was arrested this morning in Miami Springs, Florida, after police there received a tip about his whereabouts.
The Miami Springs Police Department received a tip that Gibson, 33, was at a hotel in Miami Springs. They located a car that had been reported stolen in Navarro County earlier this week.
Gibson was arrested without incident at 6 a.m. eastern time by the Miami Springs police. He was transported to the Miami/Dade County Sheriff's Department and will be returned to Texas.
Gibson is a civilly committed registered sex offender with a violent criminal history who escaped early Saturday from the Wayback Halfway House at 899 North Stemmons Freeway in Dallas. After escaping, Gibson cut off the 24-hour GPS tracking device he's required to wear at all times.