CAPTURED: Escapee back in jail after allegedly overpowering Eufaula Corrections Officer

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EUFAULA, Ala. (WRBL) – Eufaula Police have recaptured an inmate who escaped from the Eufaula City Jail Saturday after apparently overpowering a guard.

Calvintia Kenard Smith, the inmate who escaped from the Eufaula City Jail at on Saturday has been taken into custody in Eufaula. Smith is being charged with Escape First Degree (13A-10-31) and is now awaiting a bond hearing. Neither Smith nor Officers received any injuries in his escape or capture.

“We extend our thanks to the Alabama Department of Corrections K-9 Unit, the Eufaula Police Department K-9 Division the media and the public for their assistance,” said Chief Steve Watkins.

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