Noxubee County Sheriff: Officers capture work center escapee

Updated Article - Law enforcement captured a man who escaped from a work center in Noxubee County.

Posted: Jul 1, 2019 1:58 PM
Updated: Jul 1, 2019 7:18 PM

MACON, Miss. (WTVA) - Law enforcement captured a man who escaped from a work center in Noxubee County. 

Noxubee County Sheriff Terry Grassaree confirmed William Libby escaped at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Monday.

Libby was cutting grass at the old country club in Macon and sped away in a golf cart, Grassaree said.

The old country club is near the Noxubee County jail on Pineywoods Road.

Libby was serving time for possession of a controlled substance in Lauderdale County.

The sheriff plans to charge Libby with escape.  

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