Lee County inmate escapee caught after leaving work detail

AUBURN – Michael Wayne Young, 36, a Lee County inmate who walked off a work detail on Sunday, was caught Monday afternoon about 3:30 p.m.
Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said that Young was caught after a traffic stop. He was a passenger in the vehicle.
Johnson said that his office had received several tips and calls and had gotten good information on Young’s whereabouts.
Young was captured without incident, Johnson said. The driver of the vehicle was not identified, and Johnson said that as of Monday afternoon Young was the only one charged.

NEMS Daily Journal

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