The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has now released the names of the inmates who escaped custody on Sunday.
Rose Phillips (47) – Clinton, TN
Underlying charges – Failure to Appear, Child Support Attachment, Manufacture/Deliver/Sell/Possession of Methamphetamine
Kristie Craig (49) – Rocky Top, TN
Underlying charges – Violation of Probation, Failure to Appear, Criminal Capias, and Simple Possession.
Previous story: At approximately 5:53 p.m. our office received notice that two inmates escaped from the Detention Facility and drove off in a vehicle. At 6:20 p.m., our deputies had the two inmates back in custody and enroute back to the jail. Sheriff Russell Barker stated “the quick apprehension of the inmates was critical and a testament to the incredible job our patrol deputies do.” An investigation is underway. No additional comments will be made until it is complete.