Update: Jail Escapee Turns Himself In

State Police said jail escapee Melvin Scott Garland, 29, of Royalton, turned himself in Thursday night at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

Investigators said Thursday morning, Garland escaped while on a work release detail at the Wolfe County Highway Garage in Campton.

He was an inmate of the Three Forks Detention Center.

State Police said Garland was charged with Escape 2nd Degree.

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