Monday marked day five in the search for an escaped federal prisoner. Somehow, Dewyatt Hill was released from the Blount County Jail Wednesday.
U.S. Marshals tell 10News Hill faces a 71-year sentence after being convicted for multiple take-over style pharmacy robberies.
A special team of regional marshals, The Smoky Mountain Fugitive Task Force, is leading the Hill investigation.
A federal official said the team is working around the clock.
Fugitive searches usually include surveillance, interviews and tip information.