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Authorities searching for Morgan County inmates

Authorities are searching for two Morgan County inmates who walked off their job sites in Hartselle this morning.

Burt Anthony Williams, 44 and Dustin Michael Jenkins, 29, both of Hartselle were on work release at Morgan County Environmental Services in the Industrial Park off Thompson Road, authorities said, when they walked away. A perimeter was set and the search for the men included the Sheriff’s office and officers from police departments in Hartselle, Falkville and Priceville as well as Animal Control, State Troopers and Limestone Prison tracking K9s.

Mike Swafford with the MCSO said the two have not been located, but investigators continue piecing together tips and clues. Williams and Jenkins were in jail on drug-related charges and they are not believed to pose a threat to the public.