This isn't exactly the outcome you're hoping for when you do a major missing person search, but it's a hell of a consolation prize.

The police in Graves County, Tennessee were on a hunt on Tuesday for a missing woman named Samantha Sperry. She disappeared over a year ago, but they got a tip she might be in the area so they restarted their search.

Sadly, they didn't find Samantha. But they did find someone else.

One of the police dogs started barking like crazy at some dense woods, and when the cops checked it out, they found a secret bunker.

And inside was a 41-year-old fugitive named Earnest Hendrickson, who's been on the run since November. He was wanted for a parole violation for several drug and gun charges.

So he was arrested and taken to jail.

Read more at Fox 17 - Nashville.