Work release inmate back in custody after morning escape
WALKER - A work releases inmate was briefly on the lam Sunday morning, prompting a search of areas along I-12 in Walker.
The sheriff’s office said the inmate left a facility Sunday morning and was back in custody around lunchtime.
People reported seeing numerous law enforcement officers search areas along Black Mud Road. They reported seeing a helicopter hover above the area, too.
The sheriff’s office did not release the inmate’s name and said the Lock 5 work release company was involved.
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