Escaped Manatee inmate caught in Fort Myers

Shannon Holmes
Shannon Holmes, mugshot, Fort Myers, 10/29/16

BRADENTON, Fla. (WFLA) – An inmate who escaped from the Department of Corrections Bridges Of America Prison facility in Manatee County has been recaptured.

Shannon Holmes, 39, was apprehended on Saturday in the Fort Myers area.

Authorities said Holmes escaped from the Bradenton facility sometime around 7:25 p.m. on Friday.

Holmes had been incarcerated at the facility since May of 2016. She was serving time for burglary and drug convictions.

Authorities say Holmes is not allowed off of the facility property.

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