Douglas County jail trusty arrested after walking off work detail, sheriff says

Letitia Lynn Bishop (Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday authorities apprehended an inmate that walked off a work detail on Tuesday morning.

Jail trusty Letitia Lynn Bishop, 46, was taken into custody in Fulton County after she was last seen in the area of Fairburn Road around 11:35 a.m. Tuesday.

Douglas County deputies and U.S. Marshals Service cooperated to arrest her less than 24 hours after her escape. 

Deputies said Bishop was in jail on nonviolent charges and is not considered to be a danger to the community.

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