JACKSON, MS – Two inmates who escaped their work detail have been captured.
According to MDOC, Quitman County Community Work Center inmates Caleb Lee Davenport, MDOC #152534, and Zachary Curtis Reed, MDOC #195495, are back in custody after walking off from cutting grass at Coahoma County Community College shortly after 12:00 pm on June 1, 2015.
Both men were captured by the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol after former MDOC employee and current State Trooper Marcus Brown saw them walking along U.S. 61, north of Clarksdale.
According to an official release, “One of the inmates had changed into free world clothing and the other was still wearing the state issued green and white MDOC outfit when they were caught. Davenport is serving a six-year sentence for three counts of burglary of a vehicle from Lauderdale County. Reed is serving a 5-year sentence for one count of grand larceny from Jones County.”
MDOC says each inmate faces an having 5-years added to their sentences if convicted of the escape.
They are being sent to the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman.