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Escaped Shoals inmate back in jail

After being on the run for two weeks, Morgan County officials have captured escaped inmate Justin Whitman from Tuscumbia.

Posted: May 11, 2018 5:52 PM

After being on the run for two weeks, Morgan County officials have recaptured an escaped inmate from Tuscumbia.


Justin Whitman was found attempting to flee a house on West Moulton Street.

Whitman was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled subatance, obstructing justice, and possession of marijuana.

Officials say Whitman gave a false name to hide his identity.

While waiting for his identification, police found meth and marajuana.

He was taken to the Morgan County Jail and booked on a two thousand dollar bond.

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