UPDATE: Coffee Co. escaped inmate captured

UPDATE: Coffee Co. escaped inmate captured
Timothy Wayne Watkins, 42, was found Sunday around 10:45 a.m. in the Oak Park area in Douglas. (Source: Coffee Co. Sheriff's Office)

COFFEE CO., Ga. (WALB) - An inmate that escaped Coffee County custody has been captured.

Timothy Wayne Watkins, 42, was found Sunday around 10:45 a.m. in the Oak Park area in Douglas.

Deputies say Watkins is now facing an additional escape charge.

Watkins escaped detail on jail grounds Saturday night around 7:15.

After he was discovered missing, deputies learned he had slipped under the fence, according to the sheriff’s office.

Sheriff Doyle Wooten wants to thank the community for information and all officers who worked diligently to locate Watkins.

ESCAPED JAIL INMATE CAPTURED On September 21, 2019, at approximately 7:15 P.M. an inmate that was assigned to a detail...

Posted by Coffee County Ga Sheriff's Office on Sunday, September 22, 2019

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