ADOC searching for escaped inmate in Montgomery


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Department of Corrections is searching for an inmate who escaped his work assignment Tuesday afternoon.

Vernell Sanders, 52, escaped his assigned job in Montgomery just after 12 p.m. He was in custody at the Red Eagle Work Center.

Sanders is described as a black male, 5-foot-9 and 158 pounds. He is currently serving a 45-year sentence for promoting prison contraband.

If you have any information on Sanders’ whereabouts, contact ADOC at 1-800-831-8825.


Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

ONE CLASS AT A TIME sponsored by eCO Credit Union

CBS 42 College Football Challenge

CBS 42 College Football Saturday

CBS 42 Community Events

More CBS 42 Community Events