Escaped Etowah Co. inmate captured

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.

Copyright 2013 WAFF. All rights reserved.