TROUSDALE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – According to authorities, a man who escaped from the Trousdale County Jail early Saturday morning has been taken into custody.
On Saturday, March 18, officials said 34-year-old Justin Stacey allegedly resisted arrest by a correctional officer and fled on foot.
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The Trousdale County Sherriff’s Department said officials searched the area for Stacey but were unable to find him.
According to the sheriff’s department, Stacey was being held for failure to appear on aggravated arson charges and violation of probation on aggravated burglary and theft charges.
Hours later, authorities announced that Stacey was captured and taken into custody.
The sheriff’s department said Stacey will now face additional charges of felony escape and resisting arrest.
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