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From the May 11, 2016 issue
of The Journal

By Richard Harris
   Alleged armed robber Damien Lamar Davis, 25, escaped from the Marion County Jail for the second time in four months last Saturday evening, but was captured the next evening in nearby Chattahoochee County.
   Davis is one of the men who were arrested in the December 3, 2015 armed robbery of Wells & Welch Department store in Buena Vista.
   Last Saturday's escape appears to have happened after an inmate purposely clogged a toilet, according to Sheriff Derrell Neal. A plumber was called in to unclog the drain and the inmates ... The rest of the story.