PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - An inmate who escaped an Arkansas Department of Corrections work release program has been recaptured.
Department spokesman Solomon Graves says 39-year-old Joel Lane was arrested about 2 a.m. Sunday in Pine Bluff after leading both state troopers and department of correction officials on a foot chase.
Details of the arrest were not immediately released. No injuries are reported.
Graves said Lane left his work release job at a car was in Pine Bluff on Saturday and did not return.
Lane was serving sentences for convictions on drug possession and weapons charges.