NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An escaped Davidson County minimum custody inmate was captured on Tuesday after being on the run for over two months.
On Oct. 25, 2021, Steven Hooberry, 32, of Joelton, was on his work detail assignment at the Davidson County Sheriff Office’s Correctional Services Center when he walked off with fellow inmate, Jason Morris, 34, of Antioch. Both inmates were housed at the Male Correctional Development Center.
Metro Nashville Police told News 2, officers were responding to an unrelated burglary call on Tuesday at about 4 p.m. at the Berkley Hills Apartments when concerned tenants told them Hooberry was on the premises. He was taken into custody without incident.
The two inmates worked with outside clearance on various assignments like grass cutting and janitorial services. Both Hooberry and Morris were in custody for felony probation violations.
It is unclear how and where Hooberry was located. He is now facing an additional escape charge.
Morris is still at large. Anyone with information on his location is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.
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