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      Escaped Etowah County Inmate Captured

      Justin Wade Hopkins

      Etowah County Sheriff's deputies have captured an inmate who escaped custody Friday morning.{}

      Justin Wade Hopkins, 30, of Collinsville, escaped from the Etowah County Detention Center at around 4 a.m. The inmate kitchen worker serving time for burglary and theft charges was last seen running toward Tuscaloosa Avenue wearing tan jail pants and a t-shirt.

      Hopkins was captured, shortly after 8:30 pm, in Gadsden by an Etowah County Sheriff's deputy assigned to the US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.

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