Lawrence County escaped inmate caught: Undersheriff Willie Wallace says Danny Joe Reid was caught this morning shortly after 7am in Lincoln County along Highway 84. He is now back in custody in Lawrence Co.
Officials have confirmed that a trustee at the Lawrence County Jail had escaped yesterday.
Danny Joe Reid was cutting grass, a woman came by and he got into her vehicle and left.
Reid was in jail for meth and burglary charges.
He was wearing plaid shorts and a black t-shirt, and is between 35-40 years old.
A BOLO had been put out and the woman has been detained. Reid bailed out of the car and went into the woods. The Sheriff's Department is searching for him on East Lincoln Road and Highway 184, and about to search using dogs.
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