RECAPTURED! Escaped Inmate from Chatham Detention Center

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who walked off from work detail on Friday at about 12:45 p.m.

Matthew Lee LaRoche, Sr. was assigned to work detail at the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office training facility. After reviewing video footage, Laroche was seen entering a gray full-sized pickup truck which is missing the tailgate part of the vehicle. The vehicle was driven by an unidentified white male. The vehicle was last seen traveling in the direction of Highway 17.

Inmate Laroche’s last known address is in Pooler, Georgia. He was currently being held in the Chatham County Jail on various drug offenses.

Laroche is a white male, stands 5-foot-11 and weighs approximately 260 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white and black striped jail uniform.

Anyone with information on Mr. Laroche’s location should contact the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office at 912.652.7640, Crime Stoppers of Savannah 912.234.2020 or their local agency.


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