Washington police catch escaped Alabama inmate


PORT ANGELES, Wash. — An Alabama inmate who escaped a jail work detail is back behind bars again after being caught in Washington state, according to an Alabama Department of Corrections release.

The news release says 24-year-old Dylan Keith Carroll was recaptured at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday in Port Angeles.Carroll has been on the run since Sept. 22 after he escaped from the Frank Lee Work Release Center in Deatsville, Ala., according to the Department of Corrections statement.

The ADOC Investigations and Intelligence Division worked with U.S. Marshals in catching Carroll since his escape, the news release states. He was caught in a stolen vehicle with Texas license plates.

Carroll was serving a 13-year sentence on a second degree arson conviction out of Elmore County.

Carroll was taken to the Clallam County Jail to await extradition back to Alabama to face charges for the escape and other offenses.

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