UPDATE: Escaped Hoover City Jail inmate back in police custody

UPDATE: Escaped Hoover City Jail inmate back in police custody
Search for Theodoric Rapheal Boglin Jr. (Source: Hoover Police Department)

HOOVER, Ala. (WBRC) - Hoover Police officers confirm 24-year-old Theodoric Rapheal Boglin Jr. has been recaptured after he escaped from the Hoover City Jail Thursday morning.

The day long search culminated at 9:43 p.m. when investigators found Boglin in the woods near the La Quinta Inn in Hoover.

According to officials he was arrested without incident.

He is now facing charges for attempted murder, escape 2nd degree and license to carry a pistol required, with bonds totaling $241,000.

Boglin was originally arrested Wednesday night at 11:30 p.m. and taken to the Hoover City Jail after he fired shots at his girlfriend near the Circle K, in the 2000 block of Valleydale Road.

Detectives were in the process of obtaining formal arrest warrants against Boglin when they say he escaped.

The details of his escape are currently under investigation but it appears he was able to access a perimeter door.

Investigators followed a tip after Boglin was spotted around 10:19 a.m. Thursday morning in the area of Valleydale Road wearing a black and white Hoover City Jail uniform.

Search for Theodoric Rapheal Boglin Jr.
Search for Theodoric Rapheal Boglin Jr. (Source: Hoover Police Department)

Officers could be seen still searching for Boglin at Valleydale Rd. and Riverchase Pkwy Thursday night.

Search for escaped Hoover man

Hoover Police thanked the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, ALEA, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Pelham Police Department, Bessemer Police Department, Calera Police Department, and the Helena Police Department for their assistance in locating Boglin.

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