GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Hall County sheriff's officials say two inmates who escaped from a work release program in mid-September have been recaptured in the past two weeks.
Officials say 38-year-old Joseph McAllister was rearrested early Saturday morning after authorities found him running through a wooded area carrying a large knife. He was arrested after a five-hour search.
Lt. Stephen Wilbanks told the Gainesville Times (http://bit.ly/189xwZc ) 35-year-old Randall Ladd was recaptured Sept. 25 after a flat tire stopped his getaway vehicle.
Officials say both men were being held on probation violation charges and had a history of trying to escape. Authorities say Ladd left a work release center without permission in 1997 and McAllister escaped from house arrest in 2008.
Information from: The Times, http://www.gainesvilletimes.com
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