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Escapee captured in Perry County

Scotty Shiers, 38 of Vicksburg Scotty Shiers, 38 of Vicksburg
PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Vicksburg man is behind bars in the Pine Belt after authorities arrested him Tuesday night in Perry County.

Scotty Shiers, 38 of Vicksburg was arrested on River Edge Drive off Wingate Cove Road in Perry County by Perry County Sheriff’s Deputies and members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Shiers is facing federal charges by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for escaping from a halfway house from the Jackson district.

He is currently being held in the Forrest County Jail.

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