Alabama prison escapee arrested in Goodlettsville

Michael Pruitt

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police arrested an Alabama prison escapee Wednesday after his phone was traced near Goodlettsville.

Michael Pruitt escaped from a prison in Morgan County, Alabama, according to an affidavit.

His cell phone was traced near Wade Circle in Goodlettsville, and a vehicle used in his escape was located at America’s Best Value Inn at 622 Rivergate Parkway.

Responding officers discovered his girlfriend, Katherine Ledlow, who was wanted for helping to facilitate the escape, had rented a room at the motel.

Police made contact with both Ledlow and Pruitt and each were taken into custody.

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