Work release escapee captured

Published 10:24 am Friday, April 3, 2020

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The Covington County Sheriff’s Department captured the work release escapee yesterday at 6:45 p.m.

“Micheal Tyson Lee was located on Hutto Road,” Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman said. “Thank you to all the cops that made this happen. The past 21 hours have been a whirlwind of activity. On duty, off duty, volunteer, and many community members helped to capture him. The Covington County Sheriffs Dept., ALEA, DTF, Gantt PD were instrumental in apprehending Lee. Thank you all.”