Alabama Federal Escapee Arrested in Gulfport - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Alabama Federal Escapee Arrested in Gulfport

GULFPORT, MS (WLBT) - An Alabama escapee with a Jackson connection is back behind bars.

 38-year-old Russell Montague was serving a 180 month sentence, stemming from a drug and firearms conviction he received here in Jackson.

He escaped back in December from a federal prison camp at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery.

Montague was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in Gulfport Tuesday.

He will be taken to Montgomery to face escape charges.

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