Escaped Inmate Recaptured

An Okaloosa County inmate is now in custody after he fled from a work detail at the Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex in Shalimar Monday morning.

David Ashley Mixon, Jr., age 23, of 13 Lenox Parkway, Pensacola, fled on foot from supervision at approximately 10:15 while mowing the Courthouse lawn.

Mixon was taken into custody without incident by the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office around 4:00 Monday afternoon after authorities spotted him in a vehicle on Oaklawn Street in Fort Walton Beach.

A second individual, David Mitchell Neal, age 52, of 111 Baker Avenue, Fort Walton Beach, was also arrested at the scene for an active warrant for felony battery.