Work Release Escapee Back Behind Bars

Officials say Brandon Bingaman, who was arrested for possession of cocaine and grand theft, was on an approved family visit Sunday- But didn’t return to the work release center on Highway 390 when he was due back in the afternoon.

Sheriff’s Office Major Tommy Ford says he was recaptured around 10 PM at the Sandpiper Beacon Motel.

He had only two months left on a two year jail term at the time. He now faces an escape change and a possible 5 year sentence.