Region 8 inmate back behind bars after escape

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Craighead County inmate escaped from the Craighead County Jail for a few hours Thursday afternoon.

According to the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, Jason Hudson escaped through the roof in the jail just before 5pm Thursday.

Sheriff Deputies were able to arrest Hudson about four hours later in a house in the 500 block of Huntington Avenue.

Hudson is suspected of making meth, and was being held on a $150,000 bond. No word yet on what charges he'll be facing for the escape.

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