CLAIBORNE COUNTY, TN —
Deputies are trying to locate an inmate who escaped from a local jail after stealing a dispatchers’ vehicle.
The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office said that on Monday shortly after 6 p.m. an inmate escaped from the Claiborne County Jail after gaining access to a dispatchers’ vehicle.
According to a report, 22-year-old Doug Hayward Payne had been in custody since December 16, 2020, on probation violations for vandalism and burglary charges.
A judge recently ordered Payne to serve four years on his violations.
By: Dalisa Robles