Authorities in Georgia have arrested a Jessamine County jail inmate who escaped last month after posing as another prisoner who was scheduled to be released.
Justin Darland, 29, of Nicholasville was arrested in Covington about 9:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Jessamine County Sheriff's Office. He was driving a truck that had been reported stolen in Lexington.
Georgia authorities have charged Darland with receiving stolen property and giving false information. In Jessamine County, he is charged with second-degree escape, theft of identity, second-degree burglary and being a persistent felony offender.
Darland was released April 25 after identifying himself to jail staff as Robert White, his cellmate, jail officials said.
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White, who was to have been released after completing 34 days on a misdemeanor probation violation, was charged Sunday with second-degree complicity to escape. Police think White, 29, assisted Darland in the identity switch.