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Escaped inmate from Montgomery captured in Fairfield

Source: Alabama Department of Corrections Source: Alabama Department of Corrections
FAIRFIELD, AL (WBRC) -

A Montgomery inmate who escaped from a work release job site on Saturday is back in custody.

Demetrius Harris, 45,was found at a gas station in Fairfield around 1 a.m. on Monday. He had a stolen car at the time of his arrest, according to the Department of Corrections. Harris was taken to the Jefferson County Jail to await his return to the Department of Corrections.

Harris is serving a life sentence for first-degree theft of property on a 1999 conviction out of Montgomery County. He has multiple burglary and theft of property convictions dating to 1991. He now faces charges for the escape and other offenses. 

Harris was assigned to the Frank Lee Work Release Center in Deatsville before his escape.   

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