New details on capture of escaped inmate in Sullivan County


New details have emerged on the capture of an escaped inmate in Sullivan County Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department deputies found escaped inmate, Rodolfo Vazquez, on Galloway Road in Kingsport. Vazquez tried to hide in an abandoned mobile home.

The sheriff’s office says Vazquez did not listen to deputy commands and continued an attempt to escape. Deputies were eventually able arrest Vazquez taking him to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office Correctional Facility. Vazquez is charged with Escape, Simple Assault, Fugitive from Justice and Resisting Arrest. 

Vazquez is also wanted out of Lee County, Florida for credit card forgery. 

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