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Inmate back in custody after walking away from work site

Jessie Thompson (Source: Independence County Sheriff's Office) Jessie Thompson (Source: Independence County Sheriff's Office)
INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

An inmate is back in custody after he walked away from his community service site Friday.

According to the Independence County Sheriff's Department, Jessie Thompson turned himself in to authorities at the sheriff's department on Saturday. 

Sheriff Shawn Stephens said Jessie Thompson, 52, walked away from a recycling center.

Thompson was last seen wearing his orange jail uniform before walking away. 

Sheriff Stephens said he has misdemeanor probation violation charges.

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