An inmate escaped Friday while on a work detail, according to the Brooks County Sheriff's Department.
James Bradford Kelley was last seen at the Brooks County Road Department Shop at approximately 1 p.m. on Johnson Short Road in Quitman. He wore a black- and white-striped jumpsuit with "Brooks County Trustee" in red lettering on the back. Kelley was assigned to the Road Department Office Remodeling Project.
Kelley was being held at the Brooks County Jail on charges of probation violation for a burglary conviction and misdemeanor theft by taking.
The Sheriff's Department reported Kelley may be traveling in a white semi truck with a flatbed trailer carrying ladders or a green 1998 Ford Taurus with a Georgia tag No. 4078AEX.
Kelley, a white male, is 5-foot-11 and 140 pounds. He has short black hair, a goatee and hazel eyes. Kelley has "Machine Kelly" tattooed on his right arm and a "Struggle of Life" tattoo on his left arm.
Anyone with information should contact the Brooks County Sheriff's Office at 229-263-7558 or Brooks County 911 at 229-263-4262.
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