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Escaped Inmate Wanted

Thursday, April 03, 2008 | 07:00pm

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. - The Department of Correction is seeking the public’s help in locating an inmate who escaped from the Carter County Annex this morning.  Inmate Randy Hicks was reported missing at 7:00 a.m. when staff noticed he was not at his scheduled worksite.



Hicks worked as a custodian at the annex.  It is believed he may have removed a security screen on a window in the basement to make his escape.  He is currently serving a 31-year sentence for introducing contraband into a penal facility, facilitation of first degree murder and other convictions out of McMinn County.

Hicks is a white male, 5″7′, 165 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  He is 45-years-old.

Anyone who may have seen Randy Hicks is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency.

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