Escaped Inmate From Atmore Prison Remains On The Run Over Two Weeks Later

June 29, 2022

An inmate that escaped from the Fountain prison in Atmore has now been on the run for over two weeks.

Inmate Edward Williams, 41, escaped from the Fountain Correctional Facility about 9:20 a.m. Sunday, June 12, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

He is described as a black male, six-feet one-inch tall, 143 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a tan colored state inmate uniform. He was serving a 999 year, 99 month and 99 day sentence for multiple 2004 first degree robbery convictions in Jefferson County, according to ADOC records.

Williams was one of three inmates reported as having escaped from Fountain within the last month. One was recaptured a few hours later by U.S. Marshals. Another inmate, Corey Daniel Gable, was reported as escaped and then recaptured, but found that he had actually been released by mistake.


6 Responses to “Escaped Inmate From Atmore Prison Remains On The Run Over Two Weeks Later”

  1. Tom on June 30th, 2022 11:56 am

    That is such a weird sentence to be passed down by a judge. So this guy gets 1000 year sentence for robbery not say a 10 year sentence? If this was a non violent crime that guy had a really bad lawyer or something else was a miss,

  2. Js on June 30th, 2022 12:29 am

    That’s a long time to be without money someone has to be helpipay for his lodging,food, or did they accidentally give him all that robbery money back?

  3. Susie on June 29th, 2022 9:30 pm

    How in the world would you know “Snuke” is a “her”, MelissaP?

    I think it’s an inside job, as well. Someone INSIDE is not doing their job. They probably need help but it’s really not much more than a daycare type position and yes, I was a CO for several years. Very depressing job, in my opinion. Bless those of you who are CO(s).

  4. MelissaP on June 29th, 2022 3:18 pm

    @David….Snuke is entitled to her opinion. I have to say, that thought crossed my mind too. Unless the facility is that unsecure. Maybe it is, I don’t know. But it seems odd that it’s happened 3 times in such a short time. Does anyone find it interesting that he is on 999 year, 99 month, 99 day sentence? Why not just say 1007 years 6 months?? LOL

  5. David Huie Green on June 29th, 2022 1:43 pm

    “I really feel like … I truly feel this … I also feel like …I think….”

    Good enough for me.
    Proof or supporting evidence not needed.

  6. Snuke on June 29th, 2022 8:12 am

    I really feel like someone on the inside is doing this, I truly feel this is the inside job I know gamble was released on accident but I also feel like the last two didn’t just get out on their own. I think someone on the inside is helping

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