Hawkins County escaped inmate found

(Photo: Hawkins Co. Sheriff)

SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A Hawkins County inmate was found Tuesday morning after he escaped.

Eric G. Hale was taken into custody around 2 a.m. He was found in Surgoinsville.

Investigators say Hale was mowing the grounds of the Hawkins County Health Department Monday morning when he escaped.

He was serving time for identity theft, driving on a revoked license and violation of parole.

He faces charges for felony escape.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s