Jackson County escapee back in custody

Northeast Alabama

Cody McAllister Photo: Hollywood Police Department

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — Hollywood Police confirm a man they say walked away from the hospital after being arrested is back in custody.

Authorities say they found Cody McAllister at his home. Additional charges are expected for multiple theft-related offenses.

Previously reported

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – Police are searching for a Flat Rock man after he walked away from the hospital after being arrested this weekend.

On August 3, police arrested Cody McAllister on a traffic stop for possession of a controlled substance (meth) and possession of brass knuckles.

McAllister began to complain of chest pain and authorities took him to be evaluated at Highlands Medical Center. During an x-ray, he escaped custody and walked off from the hospital.

Police obtained warrants through the Jackson County District Court for the following offenses:

  • 3rd-degree escape
  • Unlawful Possession of Control Substance – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Brass Knuckles
  • Failure To Wear Safety Belt
  • Failure To Display License
  • Failure To Display Insurance

If you see McAllister or know his whereabouts, contact the Hollywood Police Department at (256) 259-1295 or the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 574-9313.

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