Deputies Capture Escaped Franklin County Inmate

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Toby Clay Tygart, 52

LOGAN COUNTY (KFSM) – Deputies on Tuesday afternoon captured an escaped Franklin County inmate who walked away from the jail Sunday (Aug. 10). He was arrested at a private home in Logan County, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities found and arrested Toby Clay Tygart, 52, around 5:45 p.m. in Paris, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Tygart was found in an out-building outside of a local home.

Tygart was serving a sentence on convicted drug charges at the time of his escape from the Franklin County Jail. He was a trusty who worked in the kitchen and did various remodeling projects on the jail, according to the Sheriff’s Office.