The breakout occurred Sunday after inmates in the Walker County Jail in Jasper saved peanut butter from their sandwiches and used it like modeling clay to help alter the number above a door that led to their temporary freedom.
Authorities said the inexperienced guard, watching 150 inmates through security cameras from a control room, thought he was opening the cell at an inmate's request, when in fact, the peanut-buttered number he punched in released a door to the outside. When they found Kilpatrick, his hands were still bloody from climbing the 15-foot razor wire fence surrounding the jail. The other inmates were captured within 12 hours of the escape.
24-year old Brady Kilpatrick was taken down by a team of law enforcement at a home on the 10000 block of SE Hobart Street in the south end of Martin County just after 7 pm tonight.
Lefan's boyfriend Hayden Mayberry told authorities he helped his girlfriend because he planned to marry her and that "you do insane things for love", according to a Martin County Sheriff's arrest report.
The last of the dozen Walker County Jail escapees to elude capture was arrested on Tuesday in Florida in an area adjacent to West Palm Beach.
His mistake was coming to Martin County, Sheriff Snyder said.
Sheriff James Underwood of Walker County, where Kilpatrick escaped, said, "Oh, it's a great feeling".
Mayberry told a detective he knew Kilpatrick was a fugitive but considered him family because he planned on marrying Lefan.
"We've never had an escape from the Martin County jail and, I can tell you this, he's not getting peanut butter", Snyder said.
Also arrested was Dakota Anthony, 23, who deputies pulled over in a traffic stop.
An Alabama inmate on the run for more than two days is back behind bars, but this time, in Martin County, Florida.
Snyder praised his department and other agencies for using a "good tactical approach" once they located the home in Tequesta, where a vehicle with an Alabama license plate was parked outside. He was booked into the county jail.