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      Jail inmate captured after walking away from work crew

      UPDATE: 10:25 p.m.

      Houghton County Sheriff Deputies have captured Kevin Anderson near Dollar Bay. He was taken into custody without incident at 9:50 p.m.


      Police are on the lookout for a Houghton County Jail inmate who walked away from a work assignment. Kevin Michael Anderson, 26, was working with a brushing crew at the Houghton County Airport when he walked into the woods at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

      Anderson is serving a 30 day misdemeanor sentence for obstructing justice - failure to appear. He's scheduled to be released September 18.

      Anderson is not considered to be violent. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a grey hooded sweatshirt, red ball cap, and firemen's boots.

      Houghton County Sheriff Deputies and all local law enforcement are actively searching for Anderson.