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Prison escapees are caught and put behind bars

James Waldron is booked in the Johnson State Prison and charged with auto theft and burglary. James Waldron is booked in the Johnson State Prison and charged with auto theft and burglary.
Joshua Fountain is booked in the Telfair State Prison Joshua Fountain is booked in the Telfair State Prison
Robert Geer, Thomas County Prison Warden Robert Geer, Thomas County Prison Warden
THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) -

Both Thomas County Prisoners who escaped from a work detail last week are back behind bars tonight. Investigators say Joshua Fountain was visiting his grandmother at a nursing home in Telfair County when an alert citizen saw him and notified authorities. 

He was arrested along with his sister, Ana Lockett. After interviewing Fountain, officials were able to track down James Waldron Saturday. He was caught in a stolen vehicle in Dublin.

"With the interviews that were conducting we knew that pressure was on them and that we were getting close and they were going to make a mistake and that's exactly what they did the next morning. First mistakes they started visiting people," said Thomas County Prison Warden Robert Geer.

Lockett is charged with assisting an escape. Fountain and Waldron are both charged with escape. Waldron will also be charged with auto theft and burglary.

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