The seek for the inmates — William Atkins, Johnny Bryant, Justin Lynn Conner and Trevor Lynn Corridor — started round 5:30 a.m. Saturday when corrections officials with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Place of work came upon the boys had been lacking all the way through a head rely.
An investigation published the inmates had breached an external door, the sheriff’s place of business stated in a information unlock, and scaled the barbed cord fence alongside the power’s perimeter.
Atkins and Bryant had been captured at an area motel only some hours into the quest, the sheriff’s place of business stated in an preliminary commentary. By way of Saturday evening, Conner and Corridor had been additionally apprehended in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, and Jackson County, respectively, a 2nd information unlock mentioned.
Leader Deputy Austin Garrett of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Place of work praised the paintings of his company and others who assisted, together with the FBI, US Marshals and the Chattanooga Police Division.
“Inside of 24 hours of the reported get away, all 4 inmates had been taken again into custody because of the exhaustive and in depth investigation performed by way of HCSO body of workers and our federal and native companions,” Garrett stated in a commentary.
“I’m extraordinarily happy with the efforts of our body of workers who’ve labored tirelessly right through the day to verify the swift apprehension of those 4 sought after fugitives used to be achieved.”