Covington Co. inmate caught after walking off work site

Covington Co. inmate caught after walking off work site

COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Covington County Sheriff's Department caught an escaped inmate Wednesday night, with assistance from the Collins Police Department.

Joel Griffith was captured around 8 p.m. at a house in Collins, according to Covington County Undersheriff Layne McLaurin.

Griffith walked off of a work program around 2 p.m. Tuesday.