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Escaped Yazoo County Inmate Captured

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Yazoo County Community Work Center inmate BRYAN OWENS, MDOC #137745, who had escaped from the facility in Yazoo City Sunday afternoon was captured in Pine Bluff, Arkansas Monday.


Authorities had been searching for OWENS a 27-year old white male with hazel eyes, brown hair and weighs 170 pounds. OWENS is serving a 12-year sentence for convictions of Burglary, Vehicle Theft, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon from Harrison County.


OWENS and a female accomplice were found sitting in a vehicle in a Pine Bluff Walmart parking lot. The two were apprehended approximately 12:38 a.m. Monday by the Pine Bluff Police Department with the assistance of MDOC Corrections Investigation Division investigators.


OWENS now faces an additional 5-year sentence if convicted of escape.

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