Escaped Alexander City inmate recaptured

Tom Seabers Pope
Tom Seabers Pope(Alabama Department of Corrections)
Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 5:33 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2023 at 3:56 AM CST
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COOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - Authorities have recaptured an inmate who escaped from the Alexander City Work Release Center Sunday evening.

According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, Tom Seabers Pope escaped from the Alexander City Work Release Center located in Coosa County on Sunday evening at approximately 6:45 p.m.

Investigators stated before Pope was recaptured he was last accounted for at about 6:40 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at the Alex City Detention Facility. Later in the evening, Pope was unaccounted for and found to be an escapee at about 9:18 p.m. Pope was last seen wearing a standard-issue ADOC uniform at the time of his escape.

Pope is currently serving a 180-month sentence for unlawful breaking and entering. He was sentenced in February 2022.

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