Escaped Inmate

Etowah County officials are looking for an escaped inmate. Vincente Castaneda walked away from the Etowah County Detention Center Saturday at about 4:30 a.m. He was working in the kitchen and escaped from the gate nearby. Deputies say they found his jail clothing shortly after the escape. Castaneda had also recently shaved his head. Castaneda's last known address is 100 Project Avenue in Collinsville. He was in jail on charges of selling counterfeit items. Anyone who knows the whereabouts or has any information on Castaneda's location is asked to call the Etowah County Sheriff's Office at 256-546-2825.


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