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Escaped Bulloch County inmate captured

Benjamin Craspe (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office) Benjamin Craspe (Source: Bulloch County Sheriff's Office)
Law enforcement as they search for Craspe Wednesday night. They have been actively searching since he went missing around noon. (Source: WTOC) Law enforcement as they search for Craspe Wednesday night. They have been actively searching since he went missing around noon. (Source: WTOC)
BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Department of Corrections has confirmed that escaped inmate Benjamin Craspe has been captured. 

Officials say Benjamin Craspe was assigned to work detail at the Bulloch County Landfill located off Lakeview Road. Craspe was seen climbing a fence at the landfill before running into a wooded area around noon on Wednesday.

K-9 Units from the sheriff’s office and the Georgia State Prison System search overnight for Craspe.

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office confirmed on social media that Craspe was captured around 8:08 a.m. Thursday morning.

The GDC also tweeted that Craspe was recaptured without incident.

BCSO officials say Craspe is being charged with escape and burglary 2nd degree, and was directly transported to Smith State Prison in Glennville while awaiting court.

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