Two Coffee County Escapees Caught

Shawn Michael Luce

Shawn Michael Luce

Two inmates who escaped from the Coffee County jail late Friday morning were captured about two hours later.
Authorities said Shawn Luce and Brandon Grant were caught in a wooded area near the Koss Center Alternative School around 1:30 p.m.
College Street Elementary School, located directly across the street from the jail, was placed on lockdown as a precaution while the inmates were on the loose.
Brandon Shane Grant... Photo from the Tennessee Sexual Offender Registry .

Brandon Shane Grant… Photo from the Tennessee Sexual Offender Registry .

According to officials, the pair escaped as welders were fixing some doors.
Luce and Grant will face a number of charges including escape and evading arrest.
The Manchester Police Department assisted the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department in the search.