Colbert County Deputies capture one escaped inmate; still searching for two others
COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. — Law enforcement officials have confirmed that one of three escaped inmates spotted in Colbert County is in custody.
Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar confirms that Mark Lindsey was captured in Colbert County, AL.
Deputies in Colbert County have the area near Riverton Rose Trail blocked off while they search the area for remaining escaped inmates from Prentiss County, Mississippi. Deputies are stopping vehicles in the area while they search for the men.
Investigators say they were tracking the men in a stolen truck.
According to WTVA, the men should be considered dangerous. The men, identified as David Glasco, John Brown and Mark Lindsey, escaped from Prentiss County Sheriff’s Department.
Glasco, 38, was in jail charged with sexual battery.
Brown, 40, was in jail charged with possession of stolen property.
Lindsey, 53, was in jail charged with burglary.
Investigators in Colbert County believe they have found where the truck entered a wooded area. They are currently organizing a search effort in the northern end of Riverton Rose Trail.
The Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office says one of the escapees has an acquaintance in Cherokee area. That’s what led investigators to the area where the men were spotted.
Currently, officers from multiple agencies, including dogs from the Limestone County Prison, are searching the area. Alabama State Troopers also have their helicopter in the air helping in the search.