Offbeat Man captured after escaping work-release center in Alabama

18:27  04 june  2018
18:27  04 june  2018 Source:   wvtm13.com

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  Man captured after escaping work-release center in Alabama © Provided by Hearst Television, Inc. An inmate who escaped from a work-release center last week has been recaptured in Alabama.

The Alabama Department of Corrections stated that 47-year-old Anthony Scott Marler was captured about 60 miles away from the Childersburg Work Release Center around 4:36 a.m. Saturday.

Marler escaped from the minimum-security facility while wearing a white prison jumpsuit on May 25.

Marler was convicted of manufacturing drugs in 2014. He was being sought for parole violations and other outstanding warrants when he reportedly backed a stolen pickup truck into a police vehicle and then exchanged gunfire with officers during a traffic stop in December 2017.

He was arrested a week later with a different stolen vehicle.

The Department of Corrections said Marler is serving 20 years for manufacturing controlled substances.

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