State Inmate Escapes
A state inmate serving a 20-year sentence has escaped from the Childersburg Work Release Center. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, Jonathan Stan Smitherman is a 38-year-old white male standing 5-feet-5-inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds. He has brown hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a state issued white prison uniform.
Smitherman was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Bibb County for unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance in August 2011. Anyone seeing the felon or with information on his location should contact the state Department of Corrections at 800-831-8825 or local law enforcement agency.