Inmate found after work release disappearance

Jan 25, 2014

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office has located an inmate who walked off from

work detail Saturday morning.
Alan Scott Beck, 41, was brought by detention personnel to work at the county’s 
Materials Recovery Facility in Clyde around 8 a.m. He was reported missing around 
10:30 a.m., having last been seen sweeping the floors of the main building.
Beck had been in custody since January 13 on a warrant for failure to pay 
approximately $1,200 in past-due child support.
He was located in a motel in Newport, Tennessee, around 7:45 p.m. Saturday.  He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Cocke County, Tennessee jail, where he will await extradition.