STONE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A man who escaped from the Stone County Jail has reportedly been caught.
According to the Stone County Sheriff's Department, they received a call at 2 o'clock on Thursday morning from Independence County authorities saying Shane Mitchell, 37, had been arrested and was in custody.
Stone County reports that Mitchell escaped from the jail around 4:15 on Wednesday afternoon.
Police believed initially he may have been headed to Jonesboro before his capture in Independence County.
According to jail records, Mitchell was being held for a probation violation and is charged with fleeing.