COCKE COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – An inmate deputies in Cocke County say walked away from a work detail has been recaptured and a woman charged with accessory after the fact.
Christopher Smith, 41, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after narcotics officers spotted him in a black Nissan. Smith was wiht Amanda Ball, 42.
Smith was on the run for around 21 hours after walking away from a work detail while being part of a work release program.
Smith and Ball were found in possession of a .22 caliber rifle.
Smith has been charged with felony possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Ball has been charged with accessory after the fact, felony possession of a firearm, driving on a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia.