Inmate who escaped work crew in June back in custody

South Fork Forest Camp entrance in November 2017. Photo: Chas Hundley

Brandon Sykes, 35, the inmate who walked away from a South Fork Forest Camp work crew on Monday, June 22 is back in custody.

According to a media release from the Oregon Department of Corrections and another from the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office, Sykes turned himself in to the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office around 1:30 p.m. today.

Wearing black shorts and and a black t-shirt, Sykes was driven to the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office by his mother, with someone Sykes described to the Sheriff's Office as his girlfriend before being contacted in front of the . . .

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