An Arkansas Community Corrections inmate is back in custody after fleeing Southwest Arkansas Community Correction Center on Wednesday evening in Texarkana.
Police in Texarkana apprehended Casey Johnson, 38, about 9 p.m. Wednesday at North State Line Avenue and West 25th Street, less than 2 miles north of the correction center, which is at 506 Walnut St.
Johnson was being escorted to or from the recreation yard about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday when he suddenly bolted and ran.
He is serving a five-year sentence out of Miller County for possession of drug paraphernalia. He arrived at the center April 30.