1 Calhoun County escaped inmate recaptured, 1 still on the loose

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(Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office)

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (8/3): The US Marshals Fugitive Task Force has arrested one of the two Calhoun County Jail inmates who escaped through a failed door lock last week.

Bryant Deandre Johnson, 31, was taken into custody in the Atlanta metro area, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. 43-year-old Larry Dewayne Gaither remains on the loose.

CCSO says that deputies have followed leads and arrested Shirley Gaither Brown and Larry Adam East for first-degree hindering prosecution. The relation they have to the case has not been released at this time.

ORIGINAL (7/31): The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two escaped inmates who fled the Calhoun County Jail Friday.

According to CCSO, 43-year-old Larry Dewayne Gaither (left) and 31-year-old Bryant Deandre Johnson (right) escaped the jail through a failed door lock.

Gaither is described as being 6-foot-1 and being 185 pounds. He is in jail for a parole violation for charges of first-degree robbery and two count of both possession and dissemination of child porn.

Johnson is described as being 5-foot-8 and being 235 pounds. He is in jail for failing to appear for charges of first-degree robbery, promoting prison contraband and first-degree sodomy.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you’re asked to call 911.


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