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Escaped Inmate From Alabama Captured In Goodlettsville

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Posted at 9:08 AM, Jul 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-04 16:41:35-04

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – An inmate who escaped custody in Alabama was captured in Middle Tennessee.

Officials said 37-year-old Michael Lamont Pruitt, of Moulton Alabama, was on work detail in Morgan County, when he walked away from custody.

His girlfriend, 33-year-old Katherine Ledlow, also of Moulton, picked him up in a waiting vehicle at the Americas Best Value Inn in Goodlettsville.

Officers with the Goodlettsville Police Department went to the motel and found their vehicle. Both were taken into custody and booked at the Davidson County Jail Tuesday night.

Pruitt was held on a $300,000 bond for being a fugitive from justice. Ledlow was also held on a $300,000 bond for allegedly assisting Pruitt.

No additional details were known.