A man who escaped from jail in Lowndes County in September has been found and arrested in Georgia.
Authorities from the U.S. Marshals Service and DeKalb County, Georgia, captured Delvin Moore, 29, in DeKalb County Friday morning, according to a Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office press release. Authorities have been searching for Moore since Sept. 2 when Moore escaped from the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center by stuffing toilet paper into the lock of his cell door to keep it from latching.
Moore has been charged with felony escape.
At the time of Moore’s escape, he was in jail for an alleged armed robbery at the Highway 69 Sprint Mart. Authorities previously told The Dispatch Moore is a suspect in several other reported armed robberies from the past year.
LCSO Chief Deputy Marc Miley said that since Moore will likely face charges in Georgia, investigators don’t yet know when he’ll be brought back to Lowndes County.
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