Authorities recapture Jackson County escaped inmate

Northeast Alabama

Jericho Tidwell (Photo: Jackson County Sheriff’s Office)

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – A Jackson County inmate authorities said left his work release detail Wednesday afternoon has been recaptured.

Jericho Tidwell escaped from a work release detail at Stevenson Park around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Tidwell has been working the detail for several weeks and was in jail for a probation revocation, authorities said.

Scottsboro Police Officers recaptured Jericho Tidwell at 10 a.m. on Saturday on John Rob Drive in Scottsboro, according to a Facebook post.

Police said Jericho was arrested for third-degree burglary. He also had an escape warrant for his arrest.

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