MATTHEW PIPPIN

 

On Thursday the Monroe Country Sheriffs Department issued a lookout for an escapee identified as Matthew Pippin. Pippin escaped from the Monroe County Jail located in Forsyth, Georgia. He was in custody for a violation of probation in relation to a nonviolent drug offense. On Thursday afternoon WKEU was advised that Pippin was located and arrested by the Monroe County Sheriffs Department and is in custody. Sheriff J.C. Bittick said that he appreciated the local citizens, and area citizens  help with the lookout that lead to Pippin’s capture on Thursday afternoon. In addition to his charge of violation of probation for a non violent drug offense he will also be facing an escape charge.