Escaped Moultrie Prisoner Captured

By: Colquitt County Prison Email
By: Colquitt County Prison Email

According to the Warden Billy Howell at the Colquitt County Correctional Institute:

At 10:55 this morning, U.S. Marshals captured Christopher Burnette at 7425 Bowen Rd in Twin City, Georgia…near Statesboro. That’s about a three hour drive from the prison where he escaped.

A woman, who allegedly picked Burnette up off of 319 in Moultrie, while he was on a work detail, was taken into custody last night. She’s facing charges for what the warden calls a planned escape.

Her identity has not been confirmed at this time.

WCTV Eyewitness News
December 4, 2013, 12pm

Moultrie, GA -- According to the Colquitt County Prison, 26-year-old Christopher Burnette was on an outside work detail at the Colquitt County Prison located at 200 South Vandenberg Drive in Moultrie when he escaped.

Authorities say It happened at about 10:30am. He was serving time for multiple charges including burglary and theft by taking.

Stay with WCTV Eyewitness News for the latest updates on this developing story.

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