Escaped DeKalb County inmate caught

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that an inmate who escaped from work release has been found.  Christopher Daniel Jones was found on County Road 683 in the Sylvania area around 3:22 p.m. Wednesday.   He is being transported to DeKalb County Detention Center.  Charges are pending.

The following is from an earlier story.

Authorities in DeKalb County are searching for an inmate that escaped from work release detail on Wednesday.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris confirms that 28-year-old Christopher Daniel Jones of Rainsville was working in the area of Sylvania at F. G. Lumber, Inc., where he had been employed since November 3.

Jones is described as being 6′ tall, weighing 135 lbs, with brown hair, and green eyes.

Authorities said that Jones was being held on charges of receiving stolen property and failure to appear.

If you have any information on Jones’ location, contact the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at (256)845-3801