Escaped prisoner caught by police during traffic stop in Brighton

Devonta Deshawn Moore
Devonta Deshawn Moore Photo credit Eastpointe Police Department

EASTPOINTE (WWJ) -- An escaped prisoner from Macomb County is back in custody.

Fox 2 Detroit reports that Devonta Deshawn Moore was arrested Thursday night during a traffic stop outside of Brighton, with the help of Livingston County Sheriff's deputies and Michigan State Police.

The 18-year-old was wanted for domestic assault and fleeing and alluding.

On Monday, Moore ran away while he was being taken to a prisoner transport van with other inmates. He had just been arraigned and was headed to the Macomb County Jail at around 10:20 a.m.

Moore also had on belly chains when he escaped.

He will be arraigned on Friday in the 38th District Court.