Authorities were searching for 26-year-old Johntavis Devorce, who escaped around 9:30 Tuesday night.
But Devorce was captured in Lumpkin by the Stewart County Sheriff's Office and Lumpkin PD.
The Lumpkin native was being housed for Stewart County on charges of Terroristic threats, stalking, and criminal trespass.
According to the Georgia Dept. of Corrections, Devorce was released from prison in 2011 on burglary charges.
The Georgia State Patrol, Dept. of Natural Resources, and other law enforcement agencies are searching for Devorce.
Officials say it's not clear how he escaped.
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