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Prisoner escapes from county work detail


The Chambers County
Sheriff’s Department re-
ports a man jailed at the
Chambers County De-
tention Facility walked
away from a work detail
south of LaFayette on
January 25, 2019. Law
enforcement is now ask-
ing for assistance from
the public in locating the
According to a release
from the Chambers
County Sheriff’s Office
29-year-old Thomas Jack
Hart was part of a work
detail near Chambers
County Public Lake on
Friday. While working
on the detail Hart walked
away from the work site
and has not been seen by
law enforcement since
his escape.
Hart is described as
a white male, standing
5’9”, 140 lbs. The Cham-
bers County Sheriff’s De-
partment reports he was
being jailed for felony
theft charges and is a
native of the Lanett area.
He was last seen at 10:00
a.m. on Friday January
25, 2019 near the work-
site at Chambers County
Public Fishing Lake.
Authorities ask anyone
with information on
the location of Hart to
contact the Chambers
County 911 Center at
(334)576-0916 or Sgt.
Wright at (334)864-4342