Commissioner: Timothy C. Ward

Director of Public Affairs: Joan Heath

FORSYTH, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) announced today the recapture of inmate David Pittman (GDC #1001535804).  
Pittman absconded from his work detail at the Georgia State Prison Fire Station in Reidsville, Ga., at approximately 1:30 a.m. on October 30th, using a stolen GDC vehicle.  He was recaptured by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 3:10 a.m. on I-16 westbound.

Pittman will be returned to Georgia State Prison and will be charged with escape.  He was serving a 10-year sentence for Aggravated Battery.


Press Contact Joan Heath