The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested an escaped prisoner from Winston County, Alabama in Panama City over the weekend. Authorities said 51-year-old Curtis Hogeland escaped while working at a saw mill in Winston County while part of a work release program. He was serving time in Alabama for probation violations on drug charges. Bay County deputies found Hogeland at the home of his girlfriend, Barbara Abney. She and her mother, Betty Johnson, were also taken into custody, charged with harboring an escaped prisoner. Hogeland is in the Bay County Jail awaiting extradition back to Alabama.


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