Man escapes from Trousdale County jail, caught hours later
He escaped early Saturday morning but was found shortly after, according to the Trousdale County Sheriff’s Department.
Published: Mar. 18, 2023 at 8:03 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 18, 2023 at 9:10 AM CDT
HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man who escaped from the Trousdale County jail early Saturday morning is now back in custody.
Justin Stacey, 34, resisted detention by a corrections officer at around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday and fled the jail on foot, according to the Trousdale County Sheriff’s Department. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate him.
Stacey was reportedly being held for failure to appear on aggravated arson charges and violation of probation on aggravated burglary and theft charges.
TCSD reported that Stacey was back in custody a few hours after his escape.
Police said Stacey will face additional charges of felony escape and resisting arrest.
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