UPDATE: Inmate who escaped Lamar County work detail in custody

Charles Clayton Chisholm
Charles Clayton Chisholm

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Lamar County authorities have now taken an escaped inmate who walked off a work detail into custody.

Deputies arrested Charles Clayton Chisholm around 2 p.m. near Pine Burr Road in West Lamar County.

According to Sheriff Danny Rigel, Chisholm, 33, left a trash pickup work detail in the 6200 block of Highway 13 near the Marion County line around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Rigel added that Chisholm was charged with grand larceny, and sentenced to drug court, where he was waiting for a spot in a rehab facility to open up.