Update: Arkansas prison escapee moved to Varner Supermax, officials say

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Update:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Arkansas Department of Corrections says an inmate who escaped Monday from the East Arkansas Regional Correctional Facility has been moved to the Varner Supermax.

Officials say Calvin Adams was moved Tuesday afternoon.

Adams had been housed in medium security at the East Arkansas Regional Unit.

Original Story:

BRICKEYS, Ark. – An inmate who escaped Monday from the East Arkansas Regional Correctional Facility has been caught.

The Arkansas Department of Corrections sent word via its Arkansas Escape Alert system, stating the following:
“Please be advised that the recent escapee from this facility’s supervision has been apprehended and returned to custody.”

Officials say Calvin Adams was found on the roof of the prison under a ventilation hood around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

He will be going back to a higher level lockup.

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