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Escaped Inmate Back Behind Bars

Posted at 10:35 AM, Dec 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-05 16:03:43-05

Charlton—TashaGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — After police announced that Tasha Charlton, 41, had walked away from her work assignment at the Kent County Animal Shelter on Wednesday, they got a tip on her location.

Officers found and arrested her at an address on Fairview Street in Grand Rapids early Thursday, the GRPD announced in a release. Charlton is now in Kent County Jail, and will be charged with escape as a third-time habitual offender.

She was never considered a danger to the public.