Escaped Bastrop County Jail inmate caught


Bastrop County deputies captured escaped inmate Matthew Ryan Cagwin on Friday night.  According to authorities Cagwin surrendered around 7:30 PM without incident but will face additional charges. 

Bastrop County officials are searching for escaped inmate Matthew Ryan Cagwin after he fled from jail Friday afternoon.

According to authorities, Cagwin escaped around 1:30 Friday after performing routine yard work. Cagwin, who was a trustee, was booked into jail on non-violent charges that include drug possession, DWI, and misdemeanor theft. 

Police said Cagwin is about 5'5 and weighs around 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and green pants. Anyone with information on his whereabouts are asked to call 911. 

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