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Inmate Escape / Release in Error

Timothy C. Ward
Director of Public Affairs: 
Joan Heath
Contact Name: 
Lori Benoit
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October 28, 2019

Inmate Escape / Release in Error


FORSYTH, GA - On October 25 at approximately 11:30a.m., inmate Tony Maycon Munoz-Mendez was released in error from Rogers State Prison in Reidsville, Georgia. 

All resources are being utilized to ensure the rapid apprehension of Munoz-Mendez, including the Georgia Department of Corrections Fugitive Unit and US Marshals.  The public is reminded to call 911, and do not approach. 

Please see attached BOLO sheet for description and other details on Munoz-Mendez.

Updates will be provided as they become available.



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