COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Two inmates who escaped from their work detail Friday are back behind bars.
Columbus Police confirm that Michael Patterson and Jason Miller were captured Saturday morning in a wooded area off of Williams Road in Columbus without incident or injuries. The two were reported walking along I-185 near Williams Road still in their Muscogee County Prison uniforms.
Patterson and Miller escaped from a work detail at Double Churches Park near the Peppertree Community Friday afternoon. They were cutting grass in the park and took off running into the neighboring subdivision.