CHILDERSBURG -- An Alabama prisoner serving a 15-year term has escaped, the Alabama Department of Corrections said.
Joel Amos Spears, 28, was last seen at his job site in Childersburg around 9:45 p.m. Friday. He was serving his sentence at Childersburg Work Release after being convicted in 2016 of second-degree escape in Randolph County.
Spears is described as being a white male, 5-foot-9, 140 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He also has several tattoos. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue sweatshirt and red and white tennis shoes.
If you have any information about Spears’ whereabouts, ADOC asks that you call 1-800-831-8825 or contact your local law enforcement agency.