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Man escapes from Lauderdale County jail back in custody

The man slipped out while he was being booked into jail Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Posted: May 21, 2018 5:05 PM
Updated: May 21, 2018 6:49 PM

Lauderdale County authorities have arrested a man who escaped from the Lauderdale County Detention Center Monday afternoon.

Rodrecous Deshawn Rogers, 22, escaped from the detention center around 3:30 p.m., authorities said. He was arrested around 5:30 p.m. walking down a road. 

Rogers slipped out of a door while being booked for a bench warrant, authorities said. He left with other people who were being released.

Officials said Rogers will likely face more charges for escaping. 

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