June 12, 2008
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WXTX) - Police say escaped inmate, Daniel Lee Grubb, has been taken into custody. He was arrested shortly after 7 pm.
Officials with the Muscogee County Prison say Daniel Lee Grubb was working a sanitation - garbage truck route at 52nd Street and Abbott Avenue when he escaped around 1:30 Thursday afternoon.
Sanitation workers say Grubbs ran down a nearby creek. Grubb is serving a 5-year sentence for drug charges. He is up for parole this September.
Three different units were called out to aid in this search. Officials used state search dogs and a helicopter to comb an area near Veterans Parkway and 54th Street in hopes of finding Grubb.