Escaped Etowah Co. inmate captured - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Escaped Etowah Co. inmate captured

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ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Justin Wade Hopkins, 30, of Collinsville, has been captured and is back in custody at the Etowah County Detention Center. 

The Etowah County Sheriff's Office was looking for a kitchen worker who escaped from the county detention center Friday morning.

Hopkins escaped shortly after 4 a.m.

He was in jail on theft and burglary charges.

A tip led to his arrest.

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