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Phenix City man escapes custody twice, now recaptured

Darrin Tyrone Adams, 39. Photo source: Lee County Sheriff's Office Darrin Tyrone Adams, 39. Photo source: Lee County Sheriff's Office
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Aman who has reportedly escaped from both the Lee County Detention Facility andthe Muscogee County Prison is now in custody once again, according to Columbusauthorities.

Officialssay Lee County Sheriff Deputies recaptured Darrin Tyron Adams of Phenix City,Ala. on Thursday, April 17, at around 12:30 a.m.

Adamsfirst escaped Lee County Detention Facility on Dec. 5, 2013, while awaitingbooking. Investigators said he might have been able to exit through a door thatwas opened to release another inmate.

Adamswas later arrested for a controlled substance violation, and sent to MuscogeeCounty Prison. In April, Adams reportedly escaped again, walking away during workdetail on Woodruff Farm Rd.   

Previousreports stated that Adams had an outstanding warrant for theft ofproperty issued in 1997. If found, he would face a felony charge of seconddegree escape, and a possible 10 year sentence in prison.

He is currently being held at the Lee County Detention Facility.

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